Navigation Links
Perils of the Patent Bar Exam: In the Midst of Change
Date:1/14/2013

Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) January 14, 2013

The Patent Bar Exam has constantly remained one of the most challenging exams. Despite the fact that the majority of individuals who take the exam are individuals that tend to be some of the brainiest around: Scientists, engineers, physicists...many of whom are in law school or are already lawyers, the passing rate according to the USPTO remains around 50%. That's right. 50%. As passing this exam is a prerequisite to be able to become a registered patent agent or attorney, and as many of those who are taking the exam often don't have a lot of free time, much emphasis is placed on passing the exam the first time.

As if a 50% pass rate (or 50% fail rate, depending on which side of the glass you're looking at) isn't bad enough, a lot of new rules and changes to existing rules have come onto the scene, and questions testing these policy changes are already being implemented into current exams. But here's the problem. The Manual of Patent Examining Procedures(more commonly referred to as the MPEP) remains out of date. What this means, is that even though these new rules are in effect, the MPEP (and what's used on the exam) does not reflect these changes. Instead these policy and rule changes are posted in documents called Federal Register Notices, which trump the rules and policies contained with the MPEP. For those of you who don't know, the United States Patent Bar Examination tests information contained within the MPEP, as WELL as the federal registers. So, imagine you are a newbie to the world of Patents, and are preparing to study to take the exam. You get yourself a copy of the MPEP, start studying, and unless you are aware of this litt
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. The 2013 CES: Patents, Legislation Reform, and the Growing Market for Patent Attorneys and Agents Reviewed by Wysebridge
2. Wysebridge Encourages Taking The Patent Bar Before Major Exam Changes Are Implemented
3. Wysebridge Launches Patent Bar Exam Study Review
4. Stemedica Issued U.S. Patent For Stem Cell Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Optic Neuropathy
5. DNA2.0 Patents New DNA Cloning Method
6. Puritan Awarded U.S. Patent for High-Performance HydraFlock® Swab
7. RiboMed Receives Three Additional Patents for Disease Diagnostics Methods
8. Sequenom, Inc. Announces Issuance Of Patent For Methods Of Detecting Fetal Aneuploidy
9. RiboMed Receives Three Additional Patents for Disease Diagnostics Methods
10. Amarantus BioSciences Wins MANF Patent Challenge in Europe
11. Revolutionary Tetrapod Quantum Dot Synthesis US Patent Granted
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/21/2015)... St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) May 21, 2015 ... that assesses the safety and efficacy of pharmaceutical products ... Access Drive Maryland Heights, MO 63043, a 50,000 sq. ... their current location, to enable strategic growth. Facility renovations ... offices to the new space will occur in September. ...
(Date:5/21/2015)... May 21, 2015  Susan Hedstrom, Executive Director ... nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting research to advance ... announced today that FPWR has received the organization,s ... Shaulov contributed $1 million in support of ... "Our gift signifies ...
(Date:5/21/2015)... (PRWEB) May 21, 2015 uBiome, ... announced a partnership with PicnicHealth, a healthcare company ... Participants diagnosed with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) will ... a complementary uBiome research kit. Both companies were ... , For more information on this ...
(Date:5/21/2015)... , May 21, 2015 ... inner feelings - and those of others. Being able ... senses. Analyze and read people to anticipate their thoughts ... your deepest emotions and feelings to create unique abstract ... of responsive games. Get inside a first-person-shooter as it ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Seventh Wave Laboratories Purchases Building for Expansion, Upcoming Move 2Seventh Wave Laboratories Purchases Building for Expansion, Upcoming Move 3The Foundation for Prader-Willi Research Receives $1M Contribution in Support of Clinical Initiatives 2uBiome Partners with PicnicHealth 2uBiome Partners with PicnicHealth 35 Days to Meet ARGUS - The World's First Contactless Emotions Scanner 2
... 8 Accuray Incorporated,(Nasdaq: ARAY ), ... announced today,that 150 CyberKnife(R) Robotic Radiosurgery Systems now ... when Hospital Corporation of America,(HCA), a leading healthcare ... consultant clinician partners at The Harley Street Clinic,in ...
... announced,today aims to reduce nutrient and sediment movement into ... is partnering with,multiple agricultural and conservation groups that are ... River into the Gulf of Mexico. , ... Soybean Association and Delta Wildlife,are all working collaboratively with ...
... a leading allograft bio-implant company, has released the KinetiGraft ... options for ligament reconstruction. , ... sports medicine physicians another alternative in repairing patient injuries. ... in the reconstruction of either the anterior or posterior ...
Cached Biology Technology:Accuray Achieves Milestone of 150th CyberKnife System Installed Worldwide 2Accuray Achieves Milestone of 150th CyberKnife System Installed Worldwide 3Accuray Achieves Milestone of 150th CyberKnife System Installed Worldwide 4New Initiative Focuses on Water Quality Improvement in the Mississippi River Basin and Gulf of Mexico 2New Initiative Focuses on Water Quality Improvement in the Mississippi River Basin and Gulf of Mexico 3New Initiative Focuses on Water Quality Improvement in the Mississippi River Basin and Gulf of Mexico 4New Initiative Focuses on Water Quality Improvement in the Mississippi River Basin and Gulf of Mexico 5New Initiative Focuses on Water Quality Improvement in the Mississippi River Basin and Gulf of Mexico 6New Initiative Focuses on Water Quality Improvement in the Mississippi River Basin and Gulf of Mexico 7LifeNet Health Introduces New Sports Medicine Bio-Implants 2
(Date:5/19/2015)... Research and Markets ( ... the  "Genetic Testing Market Outlook 2018"  report ... ,A recent report, Genetic Testing Market Outlook ... current and future genetic testing market. A ... principles and types are covered in this ...
(Date:5/14/2015)... Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5whpxg/fingerprint ) ... Market in Smart Mobile Devices " report to ... was a watershed year for fingerprint sensors in smartphones ... Apple gave fingerprint sensors a raison d,etre in the ... are a must-have feature in flagship smartphones. ...
(Date:5/11/2015)... JOSE, Calif. , May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... developer of human interface solutions, today announced the ... Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, reporting to ... Ali replaces Synaptics, current Chief Financial Officer, ... December 2014. Mr. Ali brings ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Global Genetic Testing Market Outlook 2018 2Global Smart Mobile Devices Fingerprint Sensors Market 2015-2019: Key Vendors are Authentec, Validity Sensors, Fingerprint Cards, Next Biometrics Group. IDEX, and Qualcomm 2Synaptics Appoints Wajid Ali as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer 2
... the intervertebral foramen, and nerve roots are compressed. The ... bundles gathered together and interrupted at the affected side, ... the Second Hospital of Hebei Medical University in China ... reveal spinal nerve root function. A scoring system of ...
... , Jan. 2, 2014  Synaptics Inc. (NASDAQ: SYNA ), ... showcase several milestone innovations at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show ... 7 th through January 10 th . On the heels ... highlight several industry-first solutions to commercially debut in 2013 while also ...
... to choose growth over defence when their survival depends on ... eLife could be used to engineer crops that ... by plants is whether to invest their energy in growth ... Sainsbury Laboratory. "Knowing how this is controlled adds a ...
Cached Biology News:Synaptics to Showcase Industry-Leading Human Interface Solutions At 2014 Consumer Electronics Show 2Synaptics to Showcase Industry-Leading Human Interface Solutions At 2014 Consumer Electronics Show 3Synaptics to Showcase Industry-Leading Human Interface Solutions At 2014 Consumer Electronics Show 4
Denhardt's powder mixture (for 50X stock solution)...
... for monitoring acetylcholinesterase (AChE) activity. This is ... 5 min), non-radioactive and easy to use ... natural substrate, acetylcholine. A series of coupled ... AChE into a change in luminescence. Inhibitors ...
Rabbit polyclonal to Vitronectin ( Abpromise for all tested applications). Antigen: Full length Vitronectin protein (Mouse). Entrez Gene ID: 7448 Swiss Protein ID: P04004...
... miRCURY LNA technology enables sensitive and specific ... hybridisation. miRCURY LNA in situ detection probes ... the specific and sensitive detection of miRNAs. ... possible in whole mounts, thin sections, single ...
Biology Products: