Alaska Small Business Development Center

Patent Basics: Demystifying the Patent System (SBIR)

This 1-hour webinar discusses the difference and use of provisional patent applications and non-provisional patent applications.  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


This workshop is provided free because of a partnership between the SBDC and the United States Patent & Trademark Office.

The link above will take you to our client portal, where you will be able to register for access to this training video.