Patent Basics

This webinar covers the basic facts about patents. We explore the different types of patents, including utility, design, and plant. We define the difference and use of both provisional patent applications and non-provisional patent applications. Further, we discuss the process of patent prosecution, the role of the U.S. patent examiner and what to expect when working with the USPTO.

Information regarding a number of patent prosecution programs and initiatives available to applicants is also be provided.

Webinar presented in collaboration with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.