Posts Tagged: patent bar


The Patent Bar Exam: Everything You Need to Know

The patent bar exam is a multiple-choice examination made up of 100 questions. You will be given 3 hours to complete the first 50 questions and another 3 hours to complete …
By Gene Quinn
6 months ago 2

USPTO to Update Patent Bar Exam in August 2018

"This is a mere change in form, not substance," according to John White, principle lecturer in the PLI patent bar review course. "The PTO will start testing …
By Gene Quinn
11 months ago 2

Patent Practitioner Training: Everything Patent Practitioners Need to Know

You’ve passed the patent bar exam. Now what? We have heard that question too many times to count over the years as we have collectively spent …
By Gene Quinn & John White
11 months ago 8

Judge Paul Michel presents supplemental testimony on PTAB reforms to the House IP subcommittee

To fix the current incarnation of the U.S. patent system and reinvigorate the American economy, Judge Michel called upon the House IP subcommittee to adopt seven …
By Steve Brachmann
1 year ago 19

Reflections of the Patent Bar Exam

Recently I took and passed, on my second attempt, the United States Patent & Trademark Office Registration (bar) Exam. It is a daunting experience but manageable with some …
By William E Nowakowski
3 years ago 5

Reflections on Taking the Patent Bar Exam

If you are reading this article beyond the title, you are either preparing to take the USPTO’s patent bar exam or you are considering whether you …
By Amy J. Savoie
4 years ago 7

On the Road in March 2015

I will be criss-crossing the country again in March 2015, with stops in Washington, DC, Chicago, Michigan, and San Fransisco. What follows is my schedule for the month. …
By Gene Quinn
4 years ago 0

Announcements: Scholarships, Events & More

I will be attending meetings in Morristown, NJ, on Tuesday, October 21, 2014. One of my sponsors, Innography, will be sponsoring the free happy hour event... John White and …
By Gene Quinn
4 years ago 0

Everything You Need to Know About the Patent Bar Exam

In recent years the registration exam to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office has undergone significant change... There will be yet another update to …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 10

Patent Bar Exam: MPEP Search Strategies

Those days are long gone, for nearly a decade now, but when you do take the examination you will be provided with an electronic copy of the …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 1

Beware Patent Bar Exam Study Advice

Perhaps the most ridiculous suggestion given (step 8) is to download the free PTO Patent Bar Exam Review Package from CNET. The WikiHow article explains that this free …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 4

USPTO to Update Patent Registration Exam April 2013

The Office of Enrollment and Discipline (OED) of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), has announced that the patent bar examination, which is sometimes called …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 0

Patent Bar Blues: New Rules, Old MPEP Make for Difficult Study

The unfortunate thing is that all of these individuals were getting this question incorrect and anyone who relied on this information moving forward would get the question …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 0

The Latest Intelligence on the Updated Patent Bar Exam

Generally, the Patent Exam remains as predictable as ever in terms of what the USPTO wants you to know. The USPTO concentrates on those issues that lead …

USPTO Updates Registration Examination for New Patent Practitioners

As part of a wider effort aimed at stakeholders fully benefitting from the sweeping reforms of the America Invents Act (AIA), the U.S. Department of Commerce’…
By U.S.P.T.O.
6 years ago 0