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Virginia SBDC

Patent Basics

Feb
27
2024
Tue 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Online
Facilitated by Virginia SBDC

This webinar will cover the basic facts about patents. We will explore the different types of patents, including utility, design, and plant. We will define the difference and use of both provisional patent applications and non-provisional patent applications. Further, we will discuss the process of patent prosecution, 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.

Speaker: Tong Guo, Patent Examiner, USPTO

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 - a day before before the event - please be on the lookout for it.

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Fee: No Cost

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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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