2017 PIUG Introduction to Patent Searching
The PIUG Introduction to Patent Searching provides a fast-paced interactive learning environment that builds a strong foundation for searching patent information. Discover patent searching tips from a faculty of long-time PIUG members with decades of patent information experience. Learn the basics of patent law, patent information resources, and searching techniques.
Key topics covered:
· Why search patents?
· US patent law
· International patent law
· Patent Information resources (free and fee-based)
· Searching techniques and approaches
· Reporting search results
· Keeping up to date with patent resources
Breakfast starts at 8:30 am and class starts at 9:00 AM. All registrations include breakfast, lunch and both AM and PM breaks.
Jun 19 - Sep 29
Sep 30 - Oct 22
After Oct 22
|PIUG Member (Both Courses)
|PIUG Non-member (Both Courses)
If you will be attending both courses, DO NOT fill out registration for the FTO Course - Just indicate you will attend both courses in the registration form for the Intro Course.
Cancellation & Refund Policy
Name changes will be permitted until and including Oct. 27, 2017. If cancellation is received prior to October 14, 2017, a 50% refund of the registration fee will be provided. No refund will be provided after October 13, 2017. All changes and/or cancellation requests must be sent in writing to Ken Koubek at email@example.com .
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