Course Features

  • Course Access

    You'll have unlimited online, on-demand access to the course and its materials, 4 CLE credits, and major PCT updates for 90 days from the date of your purchase

  • 4 CLE Credits

    Receive 4 CLE credits for course completion.

  • 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

    • From Paris to PCT

    • PCT Overview - what, when, where, how

  • 2

    Getting Started: The Nuts & Bolts

    • Gathering Necessary Info re Applicants/Inventors/Agents

    • Assembling Request & Making Choices

    • Submitting Declarations

    • The Application - Do's and Don'ts

  • 3

    Strategic Choices and Client Advice

    • Timing and Pruning and Priority

    • Saving Money using PCT

    • Amending and Chapter II

    • Using Search and Report Feedback

    • PPH

  • 4

    National and Regional Phases

    • Regional Patent Filings (EPO)

    • EPO Timing and Outcomes

    • National Phase: US and Around the World

    • Where to Get PCT Help (US and WIPO)