Alaska Small Business Development Center

Patent Basics

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

This 1-hour recorded webinar discusses 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

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