Archive for June, 2011

If you register for PRG’s  industry-leading Patent Bar Review Course, you’ll receive FREE access to the new and improved ExamWareTM, our highly-acclaimed patent exam preparation software.  ExamWare is now online to more easily facilitate your “real-life” exam preparation!

ExamWare is easily accessible from your browser on any PC or Mac. If you’ve got web access, then you can use ExamWare wherever you are. You get all the same benefits, without having to keep track of any disks. You’ll get every edge to pass the new exam with:
  • Approximately 2,000 exam Q&As
  • Access to both a study mode an automatically timed simulated exam mode
  • Rationales behind each correct answer and explanations of why the other answers are incorrect
  • Hyperlinks to the relevant patent statute, patent rules, and MPEP sections and subsections
  • A graphical score analysis tool that allows you to identify subject areas where you need to focus your studying

Visit here to register for our next Patent Bar Review Course, September 12-16, 2011 in Newport Beach, CA.  We also have courses in November in New York, NY and in December in Dallas, TX.

Online Video Course

 Our Video Course is now available through the intuitive, easy-to-use video-on-demand interface on the PRG website.  No more disks! And as you watch Paul Gardner’s lecture, you’ll also see a PowerPoint presentation that follows along with the video.

Watch the Patent Bar Review Video Course online!

The Video Course provides all of the same instruction and materials as the Classroom Course, with the flexibility of proceeding at your own pace. You have the power to rewind, repeat, and reinforce if you feel that there is something you missed. Do what you can when time allows and pick up right where you left off when you are ready to begin again.
You can register for the Video Patent Bar Review Course here.
Want to know more about our Patent Bar Review resources?  Visit our FAQ section on the PRG website or read our new brochure on the Patent Bar Review Course.

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Our August 2011 Advanced Courses program is on the horizon!  And we’re featuring three of our most popular courses at this program:

Read on to learn more about each course!


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Have you ever conducted a patent search? If you’ve done a patent search professionally, you will probably agree that there are many specialized techniques and concepts that a user must learn before they can conduct an adequate search.  I recently sat down with Matthew Rodgers, instructor of Patent Resources Group’s Art and Science of Patent Searching course, to discuss exactly how patent searches differ from regular non-patent literature (NPL) searches.

After the jump, Matthew Rodgers describes the nuances of patent searching and how patent professionals can improve their search skills through the Art and Science of Patent Searching!


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PRG’s Patent Workshop: Fundamental Best Practices for Patent Prosecution for 2011 provides a strong foundation for entry-level patent practitioners with up to two years of experience.  The workshop will teach the skills necessary to produce better patent applications in the current world of patent case law.

Through lectures and an interactive, small-group exercise, attendees will learn best practices in patent prosecution that will help you win at the Federal Circuit.  You’ll get 22 hours of critical, practical training that would otherwise have to be provided by senior counsel.  You benefit….and so does your company or your firm and its clients.

We’re offering two convenient Workshop locations in 2011:

  • Washington, DC, July 12-15

    The July 12-15 workshop will be held at the PRG Alexandria Training Center near Washington, DC.

  • Newport Beach, CA (Orange County), July 26-29

The July 26-29 workshop will be held at Radisson Hotel in Newport Beach, CA.

Use the links below to:

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