Archive for May, 2009

Alexandria, Va. (May 21, 2009)—Patent Resources Group (PRG), the nation’s leading patent educator, is providing a special offer of $400 off the regular tuition for customers who register now for either of the Summer 2009 patent prosecution workshops.

PRG’s Summer Workshop – How to Craft, Draft, and Prosecute Patents That Win at the Federal Circuit – is designed for entry-level patent practitioners with up to two years of experience.  Workshop participants learn the framework and underlying case law required in the real world, to help them develop winning patents and to understand why certain practices must be followed.

“Recent case law has turned the patent world upside down, and our Workshop will teach attendees what every patent practitioner needs to know to survive,” says Vanessa Brown, Patent Resources Group’s Vice President.  “We’re making this special tuition offer available because we want to make it as easy as possible for entry-level attorneys to enhance their skills and knowledge in this new world.”

PRG’s Summer Workshop is being offered on the following dates:

  • June 10-13, 2009 in Los Angeles, CA
  • July 22-25, 2009 in Washington, DC

To sign up, interested attorneys should go to http://www.patentresources.com and use Coupon Code WK01 when registering to take advantage of the $400 special offer.

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Alexandria, Va. (May 15, 2009)—Patent Resources Group (PRG), the nation’s leading patent educator, has launched a Video on Demand program that allows legal and business professionals to access patent courses and earn continuing legal education (CLE) or continuing professional development (CPD) credits online.

Video on Demand customers can take PRG’s high-quality patent education courses at their own pace from any computer with Internet access, while eliminating the travel and hotel expenses associated with attending a classroom course.    Each Video on Demand course is taught by experienced PRG faculty and is based on lectures, slides, and textbooks developed specifically for this program.

PRG’s Video on Demand program launches with six patent education courses:

  • Avoiding Inequitable Conduct
  • Avoiding Prosecution Pitfalls
  • Methods to Improve Your Patent Search (3 Modules)
  • Passing the Patent Bar: A Primer
  • Patent Law Essentials for Paralegals, Legal Secretaries, Administrators, and Inventors
  • Using Patents to Power Your Business Strategies (3 Modules)

As a special promotion, PRG is offering free access to Passing the Patent Bar: A Primer. Additional details regarding this free course as well as the other Video on Demand courses can be found at www.patentresources.com/FreeVideo.

“In today’s challenging economy, our new Video on Demand program offers an affordable alternative for legal professionals to further their patent careers,” says Vanessa Brown, Patent Resources Group’s Vice President.  “Online video courses allow us to showcase our 40 years of experience providing comprehensive and indispensable patent education.  We will continue to expand our Video on Demand offerings and will launch other remote learning options throughout 2009.” 

PRG’s state-of-the-art video player includes many user-friendly features, such as synchronized slide presentations and the ability to fast-forward, rewind, pause, and set bookmarks.

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