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USPTO Webinar Series, Part 2: Patent Basics

December 4, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Unfamiliar with patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets?

Join us for Part 2 of our series and learn about Patents and the Patent Prosecution Process.


This module 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.

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.

View the entire webinar series schedule:


December 4, 2020
9:00 am - 10:00 am


Orange County Economic Development Office
109 West Main Street
Orange, 22960 United States


Virginia SBDC