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Virginia SBDC

Patents: Learn How to Conduct a Prior Art Search

Mar
18
2021
Thu 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Online
Facilitated by Virginia SBDC
Topic: Managing a Business

Before you file your patent application, you need to conduct a prior art search. Learn to search databases used by patent examiners. This session will cover essential questions, including:

  • What are the benefits of searching?
  • Where can you search?
  • When should you search?
  • How do you search using USPTO search tools?

This session will be useful for inventors, entrepreneurs, and those who have a beginning to intermediate knowledge of patents and would like to learn more about patent searching.

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

A confirmation email with the Zoom login information will be sent after registration, please be on the lookout for it.

Fee: No Cost



U.S. Small Business Administration, George Mason University, and America's SBDC

All programs of the Virginia SBDC are open to the public on a non-discriminatory basis.
Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.
Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

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