Patent Administration II: Building on a Solid Foundation

PRG is excited to announce a new course designed for IP Support Professionals: Patent Administration II: Building on a Solid Foundation. This 4-day course will debut in New York City November 5-8, 2018 and early registration pricing of $1299 is in effect now through October 22, 2018.

This course is intended for IP Support Professionals who have taken PRG's Patent Administration:  A Foundation for Success course or who have at least 3 years' experience. All participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance at the end of the course. The agenda is as follows:

Day 1: Managing Patent Prosecution Refresher:

  • Filing Deadlines
  • Inventor Declarations & Assignments
  • General Timeline for Prosecution
  • Information Disclosure Statement
  • Claiming Domestic & Foreign Priority to other Applications
  • Docketing

Day 2:

  • Continuations
  • Divisionals
  • CIPs (continuations-in-part)
  • Patent Term Adjustment

Day 3:

  • Patent Expiration (including Terminal Disclaimers)
  • Finding Answers, which will include a Break-Out Session.

Day 4: Patent Cooperation Treaty Practice II

This portion of the course covers aspects of the PCT that require a basic knowledge of the PCT

  • Knowing when and how to file PCT Declarations with a PCT Application
  • Leveraging use of the Patent Prosecution Highway with PCT
  • Use of the new Collaborative Search and Examination program in PCT
  • Using ePCT to send SFD's (subsequently filed documents) to International Searching Authorities

The cost of the course is $1299 now through October 26, 2018 and $1599 thereafter. The course will be held at the Executive Conference Center, 1601 Broadway, New York, NY 10019. This state-of-the-art conference center is in the heart of Times Square with easy access to many hotels, shopping, dining, and entertainment options. PRG does not have a negotiated rate at any nearby hotels, but please check the Conference Center's website for a list of nearby hotels that offer discounted rates.

Click on the links to the left for further details or Register NowWe look forward to seeing you in the Big Apple this Fall!


  • When

  • Monday, November 5, 2018 - Thursday, November 8, 2018
    8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
    Eastern Time

  • Where

  • Executive Conference Center, New York, NY
    1601 Broadway
    New York, New York 10019

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