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We’ve already looked at a number of common questions and answers about the Patent Bar Exam and the PRG Patent Bar Review Course, and today we’ll post one last round of  frequently-asked questions:

 Q: Do any of the Bar Review Course study materials have to be returned to PRG?

A: No, all printed instructional materials are yours to keep.

 Q: If I attend a Classroom Bar Review Course, is it necessary to bring all the materials I was shipped with me?

A: No. Approximately 1-2 weeks prior to your Course, you will receive information via e-mail that details the materials you should bring with you to the Course.

 Q: How are updates to your Bar Review materials handled?

A: If there are revisions to our materials, we will provide them to you free of charge for up to 12 months after your initial purchase. After that point, you may have to incur an additional cost to keep your materials current.

Q: What is your Bar Review Course return policy?

A: You have 15 days from receipt of your materials to notify our office that you wish to return your order.

Q: This FAQ didn’t address my questions, what should I do?

A: Please contact our office via telephone: (703) 682-4860 or email: registrar@patentresources.com, and ask to speak with a registrar who will be more than happy to answer any additional questions.

Do you have any more questions about the Patent Bar Exam, Patent Bar Review Course, or other PRG courses?  Give us a call, send us an email, or leave us a question in the comments section!

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If you have questions about the Patent Bar Exam or PRG Patent Bar Review Course, then Patent Resources Group has the answers!  Here are more answers to frequently-asked questions about the PRG Patent Bar Review Course, which you can attend live or view online anywhere through our  Video on Demand player:

Q: Is there a difference in the PRG pass rate between the Classroom Bar Review Course purchasers and the Video Bar Review Course purchasers?

A: No. An equal number of students pass the USPTO Exam using the Classroom and Video Courses.

 Q: How much time should I set aside to study with your Bar Review Course?

A: This is a difficult question to answer as each student has differing time constraints and methods of study. The materials are very comprehensive, yet very straightforward. When you register, we send to you a packet of information that details all the Course materials and how to approach your Exam preparation.

Q: At the Classroom Bar Review Course, are questions permitted?

A: Yes, at designated times. As there is a lot of material to cover, instructors do not permit questions during the lectures, but questions of all types are permitted during breaks and instructors are also available after class for questions. Approximately 1-2 weeks prior to your course, you will receive information via email regarding the Question and Answer format at the course.

Q: If I purchase the Video Bar Review Course and have questions, will they be addressed?

A: Yes. You may submit questions via either facsimile: (434) 974-7330 or e-mail: registrar@patentresources.com. Please note that it may take several days to respond, but all questions are answered.

Q: If I register for a Classroom Bar Review Course, may I also purchase the Video lectures?

A: Yes, Classroom or Video purchasers who wish to supplement their Exam preparation by either adding the Classroom Lectures to a Video Course or adding the Video Lectures to a Classroom Course may do so at a significantly lower price. Specific information relating to this question is addressed in your Course Confirmation Packet.

 

Next week, we’ll look at one more round of questions and answers about the Patent Bar Exam and PRG Patent Bar Review course!

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Here at PRG, we regularly get a number of questions about the Patent Bar Exam and the PRG Patent Bar Review course.  We’ve put together a FAQ section on the PRG website, which answers some of the most common questions about the Patent Bar Exam and PRG Review Course.  Here are a few of those questions:

Q: I know nothing about patent law. Is your Bar Review Course suitable for me?

A: Yes. Our materials are designed with the express purpose of assisting you in passing the USPTO Exam, but it is our goal to teach you patent law in the process, so that once you pass, you will be an effective patent attorney or agent.

Q: How do I register to take the Patent Bar Exam?

A: Please visit the USPTO’s Office of Enrollment & Discipline website. Once there, select “Examination Registration.” This site will answer any and all Exam-related questions, including requirements to sit for the Exam and how the Exam is administered.

Q: What does the Classroom or Video Bar Review Course tuition cover?

A: The Course tuition covers all lectures and instructional materials; for the Classroom course, it does not cover travel expenses, hotel accommodations or meals. We do, however, provide morning and afternoon refreshments at the Classroom Course. Shipping within the continental US and Canada is included in the tuition price; overseas purchasers incur an additional shipping cost (please contact our office via email: registrar@patentresources.com, if you are an overseas purchaser).

Q: What is the difference between the Classroom and Video Bar Review Courses?

A: With the Classroom Course, you attend five days of lectures in a live classroom setting. The Video Course consists of approximately 40 hours of lectures via our Video on Demand player. The printed materials for both Courses are the same and both provide access to ExamWare™.
Stay tuned for more questions and answers on the Patent Bar Exam and PRG Patent Bar Review course!

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After you take our Bar Review Course in 2012 and pass the USPTO bar exam, you will owe the USPTO a $100 patent attorney/agent registration fee. PRG wants to help you celebrate this great accomplishment by paying your registration fee for you! To be eligible for this offer, you must meet the following conditions

  • You must sit for the patent bar exam within 5 months of the date of the purchase of the video course or within 5 months of completion of the live course. If you purchased both the live and the video courses together, the 5-month window starts with the completion of the live course. If you add the video or live course to a previous purchase, the 5-month window will restart with the subsequent purchase.
  • This offer is only available to full-price, student price, and government/military purchasers.
  • You must submit to us a copy of the letter from the USPTO indicating that you passed the exam, along with the completed Applicable PRG Form.
  • If you have questions, please forward to registrar@patentresources.com or call 703-682-4860.
  • Learn about other special offers from PRG!

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PRG’s Patent Bar Review Course provides you with the most comprehensive level of preparation possible, and we are 100% focused on helping you to pass the USPTO exam.  And whether you attend a classroom course or purchase our online video course, you’ll love the new web-based ExamWare™, our highly-acclaimed patent exam preparation software.

PRG Patent Bar Review will be held in cities across the US.

The PRG Patent Bar Review Course will be held across the US in the following months:
  • March 12–16, 2012, Washington, DC (Alexandria, VA) – PRG Alexandria Training Center
  • May 7-11, 2012, Chicago, IL – Four Points by Sheraton Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile
  • June 18-22, 2012, Boston, MA – Radisson Hotel Boston
  • September 10-14, 2012, New York, NY – Venue coming soon!
  • November 5-9, 2012, San Francisco, CA – Executive Conference Center
  •  Your Home or Office, Anytime during 2012 – Patent Bar Review Online Video Course

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On “Passing the Patent Bar with PRG“, Brad Buehler describes how the USPTO recently updated the source material for the Patent Bar Exam:

We’ve looked at how the America Invents Act (AIA) may affect the Patent Bar Exam, and now there have been some new developments on that subject. The USPTO recently updated the source material for the registration examination.  The following source materials have been added to the examination:

PRG has already updated our course materials and provided specific updates to individuals who have attended our course in the past year.  However, the question remains about how best to integrate these new materials into your studies in the easiest way possible.

Read the entire post to learn how to integrate these new materials into your study plan!

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Here is a round-up of useful links for anyone studying for the Patent Bar Exam, posted over at the blog Passing the Patent Bar with PRG:

During Chris Casson’s journey to passing the Patent Bar Exam, he mentioned a number of links to websites that will be useful to anyone wanting to register and study for the Patent Bar Exam.  Here is a round-up of some of those important resources:

See the rest of the links over at Passing the Patent Bar with PRG!

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