Course Features

  • Course Access

    You'll have unlimited online, on-demand access to the course and its materials, Q&A sessions, 5 CLE credits*, and major PCT updates for 90 days from the date of your purchase *Contact us for a list of approved & applied for CLE states

  • Q&A Sessions

    Speak directly to the course instructors and occasional guest experts during optional monthly 1-hour group Q&A webinars

  • Major PCT Updates

    We'll add update modules to your course curriculum periodically should there be business critical PCT changes

Course Outline

Essential PCT for Practitioners

  • 1

    Introduction to ePCT: The New Frontier

    • Module 1A - From Paris to PCT | PCT Scope & Statistics (35:42)

    • Knowledge Check - Module 1A

    • Module 1B - Essential ePCT for Practitioners | What, When, Where, How, & Capabilities from eHandshakes to Notifications (55:15)

    • Knowledge Check - Module 1B

  • 2

    Getting Started: The Nuts & Bolts

    • Module 2A - Filing of the PCT International Application | Gathering Necessary Info Pre-filing Re: Applicants/Inventors/Agents and Making Choices (32:51)

    • Knowledge Check - Module 2A

    • Module 2B - Priority Claims | PCT Requirements & Priority Documents (14:23)

    • Knowledge Check - Module 2B

  • 3

    Strategic Choices and Client Advice

    • Module 3A - Amending the Application and Filing a Chapter II Demand under the PCT (37:11)

    • Knowledge Check - Module 3A

    • Module 3B - Interesting PCT Features (17:56)

    • Knowledge Check - Module 3B

    • Module 3C - The PCT Hedge Strategy for Value Creation (59:31)

    • Knowledge Check - Module 3C

  • 4

    National and Regional Phases

    • Module 4A - National Phase | US and Around the World (58:02)

    • Knowledge Check - Module 4A

    • Module 4B - Where to Get PCT Help | US and WIPO (12:07)

  • 5

    Course Evaluation Form

    • Course Evaluation Upon Completion (Required for CLE Credit)