PLI’s Patent Office Registration Exam Course (a.k.a “Patent Bar Review”)

Do you have an engineering or science degree or background?
Take the Patent Office’s Registration Exam to become a Patent Agent or Attorney!

The USPTO updated the Registration Exam as of October 4, 2014.

They’ve mostly just updated the Exam to test the latest (9th) edition of the MPEP. All the new edition of the MPEP does is incorporate most of the things that the PTO was already testing from a dozen Federal Register Notices. This change will make your “look-up” searches easier. You’ll be able to look up most of the testable material in the appropriate MPEP chapter. You won’t have to worry that there’s a new rule in one of the Federal Register Notices, so you have to check both documents.

They’ve also added one Federal Register Notice on the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) to the testable material.

If you bought our course already, you already have almost all of the content tested on the Exam. There’s just a short supplement we will send you, covering the new material (PPH) and giving you a conversion chart showing you where the content previously found in Federal Register Notices is now found in the MPEP. We have also updated all affected lectures. (The new PPH material is covered at the beginning of an updated Supplement Review lecture.) We’re also adding new questions to Patware to cover this material.

The Nation's #1 Registration Exam Course is geared to one thing and one thing only - ensuring you pass the PTO Exam!

  • Chaired by the leading Exam authority and instructor-John White, PLI's Patent Office Registration Exam Course offers you the most comprehensive and user-friendly course available.
  • All course materials are 100% Exam-Focused, and updated continually to all current USPTO rules tested on the Exam.
  • Our interactive testing software, Patware®, led the field in computer-based testing and closely tracks the computer-based Exam.
  • Our course is offered in MORE LIVE LOCATIONS than anyone else throughout the United States, and is available online for all purchasers.
  • Discounts available to students and the unemployed.


Student Discounts


Title Date Location Price
Patent Office Registration Exam Course 2015 May. 13 - 17, 2015 New York, NY $2,895.00
Patent Office Registration Exam Course 2015 May. 19 - 23, 2015 Minneapolis, MN $2,895.00
Patent Office Registration Exam Course 2015 Jun. 2 - 6, 2015 Atlanta, GA $2,895.00
Patent Office Registration Exam Course 2015 Jun. 16 - 20, 2015 San Francisco, CA $2,895.00
Patent Office Registration Exam Course 2015 Jul. 8 - 12, 2015 Boston, MA $2,895.00
Patent Office Registration Exam Course 2015 Aug. 4 - 8, 2015 Chicago, IL $2,895.00
Patent Office Registration Exam Course 2015 Sep. 16 - 20, 2015 New York, NY $2,895.00
Patent Office Registration Exam Course 2015 Oct. 28. - Nov. 1, 2015 San Francisco, CA $2,895.00

All of the advantages of the PLI live course in your own home! Designed for students who prefer to work at their own pace, the PLI homestudy program replicates our live program. You get all of the same materials as in a live course; you even get all of the same lectures, but on video. Video lectures can be paused periodically to do additional reading, to study Exam questions under discussion, whatever you decide. You can even fast forward through material you already know. This option may be preferred by potential Exam takers with either a low knowledge base or some advanced experience. All of our registrants get access to our faculty to get your questions answered, via voicemail and email. Click here to Register.

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