A good patent search will help identify prior art references that are critical to the patentability of an invention. Whether you are an inventor/entrepreneur or someone who just has an interest in patents, we designed this class to help you navigate through multiple free online patent databases effectively.
- Part One: Introduction (including identification of patent documents)
- Part Two: Hands-on practice (including hybrid searching using classifications and keywords)
Classes are offered on multiple dates.
* Prerequisites: Preview the 7-Step patent search strategy video by the USPTO before coming to class