Introduction to the U.S. Patent System

Course Number: BS-2023
Credit: 2 PDH
Subject Matter Expert: Danny Graves, P.E.
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Overview

In Introduction to the U.S. Patent System , you'll learn ...

  • What determines patentability
  • Parts of a patent application
  • Subject matter that gets special treatment from the USPTO
  • Differences between a patent agent and a patent attorney

Overview

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Credit: 2 PDH

Length: 14 pages

This course will provide the student with a general introduction to the various types of U.S. patents that are available. The student will also learn the parts of a patent application, what can get an inventor in trouble, patent professionals that can help with drafting, filing and prosecuting a patent application, how to find out how much getting a patent will cost, and what kind of inventions get special treatment from the U.S. patent office.

Specific Knowledge or Skill Obtained

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • What determines patentability
  • Parts of a patent application
  • Subject matter that gets special treatment from the USPTO
  • Differences between a patent agent and a patent attorney
  • Additional resources for patent information

Certificate of Completion

You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a multiple-choice quiz consisting of 32 questions. PDH credits are not awarded until the course is completed and quiz is passed.

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