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 has announced that, starting on March 16, 2016, the Registration Exam will test a more recent version of the MPEP. That may include the basics of the US Supreme Court decisions in Mayo, Myriad and Alice. The PTO guidelines, or other detailed guidance on these cases, will not be tested…not yet!

We'll have a short supplement ready by February and some new practice questions in Patware. Other than that, the Exam and our course remain the same. As always, once you’ve bought our course, we will give you the written supplements you need, and ongoing access to the online course for the new lectures and questions we post, as the tested materials change. We’re with you until you pass.

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 Exam Course 2016 May. 11 - 15, 2016 New York, NY $2,895.00
Patent Office Exam Course 2016 May. 17 - 21, 2016 Minneapolis, MN $2,895.00
Patent Office Exam Course 2016 Jun. 7 - 11, 2016 Atlanta, GA $2,895.00
Patent Office Exam Course 2016 Jun. 15 - 19, 2016 San Francisco, CA $2,895.00
Patent Office Exam Course 2016 Jul. 13 - 17, 2016 Boston, MA $2,895.00
Patent Office Exam Course 2016 Aug. 2 - 6, 2016 Chicago, IL $2,895.00
Patent Office Exam Course 2016 Aug. 9 - 13, 2016 Durham, NC $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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