Posts in Patent Bar Exam


USPTO Changes Format and Links to MPEP

Not only can't you find the relevant MPEP sections you are looking for through a Google search, but you also cannot find the relevant statutes or CFR …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 7

Legal Jobs: Patent Job Market Shows Signs of Improvement

Alissa J. Holterman is the Assistant Director of Career Services at Loyola University Chicago School of Law, has been the primary administrator of for the last 5 years. …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 5

Becoming Patent Bar Eligible: What Courses are Acceptable?

When determining whether to accept a particular course one particularly important consideration is whether the course has been accepted for college-level credit for a Category A degree …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 16

Buyer Beware! Counterfeit Patent Bar Review Courses on eBay

The posting says that the purchaser will acquire a version of the course that was first purchased in March 2012 and includes 36 audio CDs, 8 video DVDs and Patware 9.0.  …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 5

Vote for Chance to Win FREE PLI Patent Bar Review Course

In cooperation with the Practising Law Institute, I will be giving away 1 free PLI Patent Bar Review Course to one lucky individual. Entry is free, but to …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 2

PTO Updates Patent Bar Exam to Test AIA & Appeal Rules

Beginning January 31, 2012, the United States Patent and Trademark Office will update the content of the patent registration examination to cover two new rules issued September 26, 2011 that relate …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 1

Patent Reform and Patent Bar Review, What You Should Know

Don't forget that as of the end of the 2011 fiscal year on September 30, 2011, the PTO has a “backfile” of nearly 679,000 patent applications that have not yet been …

Patent Bar Exam Craziness, Do You Know How Long a Month is?

I'm not suggesting that those who write the patent bar examination questions are testing irrelevant stuff, but what types of questions would you ask if you were …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 3

New Look Patent Bar Examination Continues to Evolve

What I can report is that the USPTO did, in fact, meet the April 12, 2011, deadline and the newly testable material is being tested as advertised. The USPTO …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 0

Top 10 Reasons to Take the PLI Patent Bar Review Course

Effective April 12, 2011, the USPTO has dramatically updated the patent bar examination. As a result, the PLI Patent Bar Review Course has been completely updated – overhauled really. We …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 1

USPTO Updates Registration Exam for Patent Practitioners

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will update its registration examination and provide new reference materials effective April 12, 2011. The changes will help ensure that newly …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 6

USPTO Announces Impending Update to Patent Bar Exam

This announcement signals a major shift in the way would-be patent attorneys and patent agents will be tested, bringing the exam forward to test the latest developments …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 0

PLI Patent Bar Review Summer Tour 2010

And now a message from the shameless commerce division, brought to you by the #1 Patent Bar Review Course in the Nation... the PLI Patent Bar Review Course. …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 0

PLI Patent Bar Review New Live Course at Santa Clara May 24-28

PLI is pleased to announce a new live course added to the schedule in conjunction with the Santa Clara University School of Law’s High Tech Law …
By Gene Quinn
12 years ago 0

USPTO Announces Live Administered Exam Schedule for 2010

This year individuals seeking registration before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (Office) as patent attorneys and agents can take the exam at the USPTO on …
By Gene Quinn
12 years ago 0