This workshop is provided free because of a partnership between the SBDC and the United States Patent & Trademark Office.
Learn about the difference and use of both provisional patent applications and non-provisional patent applications in this patent basics session. A USPTO expert will demystify the patent process, including 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 will also be provided.
Presented by: Jerrah Edwards – current Acting Assistant Regional Director, West Coast Regional Office USPTO