Patent Practice Training: 

An Introduction to Patent Prosecution

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**Please Note: Course Materials are now available in Electronic Form If you'd like the book in hard copy, we can ship them to within the US for an additional $250.  Outside of the US, extra shipping charges will apply.

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Cost: $1995

Gene Quinn

Gene Quinn is a patent attorney and a leading commentator on patent law and innovation policy. Mr. Quinn is the Founder of, which he started in 1999, and currently serves as President & CEO.  he is also the principal lecturer and author of the PLI Patent Bar Review Course.

You've passed the Patent Bar, Now What?

Having a license to practice is just the beginning. Now you need to learn how to navigate the many steps of Patent Prosecution. Knowing the rules is one thing, knowing how to do it in real life is quite another thing all together.

John White

John White is a US patent attorney and a patent lecturer. He is an Adjunct Law Professor at the University of Virginia School of Law, and he is also the principal lecturer/author of the PLI Patent Bar Review Course, a course that he originally created.

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This course covers everything from Client Intake, Patent Application Specification and Claim Drafting, Filing and Fixing Patent Applications, all stages of Patent Prosecution, and Patent law, including 35 U.S.C. 101, 102, 103 , 112 + more!

A Well Rounded Course Covering Many Topics

Monthly Mentoring Sessions Included

All students of our Patent Practice Training Course will be invited to attend up to 1 year of monthly mentoring sessions where Gene and John  will address student questions, offer advice and give feedback  on real life scenarios.

This course assumes a level of knowledge commensurate with having passed the U.S. Patent Bar exam.  This course is ideal for patent practitioners with less than two years of experience prosecuting patent applications and professionals needing procedural knowledge on the day to day process for filing and obtaining patents.

Designed With New Patent Practitioners In Mind

Everything You Need To Know To Start Practicing

This course will provide all the tools necessary to hit the ground running. At the end of this course students should have a strong grasp on the day to day basics of patent practice, and a catalogue of examples and templates to draw upon for a variety of the most common and likely occurrences that real life will throw at a patent practitioner.

“As a newly minted patent agent, this course is a must have! The course is packed with useful tips and strategies, not to mention an invaluable collection of templates, claim exercises and six months access to the Invent plus Patent software. This is the second course I have taken with John and Gene and simply put, they are the gold standard with respect to patent related education.”

--Michael M

Attorney, Colorado

"Gene and John have done for patent practice training what they have done for taking the patent bar exam: they break down the essentials; they provide on-point and clear materials; and they direct you through the meat and bones of patent practice. After taking the course, I now feel I can begin patent practice with the skills and confidence I need (and did not have) after passing the patent bar. The live format, I felt, was invaluable. Unlike static training videos, the live format engages you. Your questions are answered, and you work through the materials as if you were there in-person with them, getting expert advice. I cannot overstate how much more effective I found this format. The materials will be referenced  for many years, and I now look forward to taking these skills out to the greater world of patent practice."

Chris Cappy

Registered Patent Agent, Reg. # 76204

Past Student Testimonials

International Students interested in this course, are asked to email Renee at

Class Schedule:

August 14, 16, 19, 21

23 26, 2019

7pm - 10:30pm EDT

Live Online Distance Training

With Gene Quinn and John White