PLI's Patent Office Exam Course (a.k.a "Patent Bar Review")

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

The United States Patent and Trademark Office updated the content tested on the Registration Examination on December 16, 2016. Our written materials and online lectures have already been updated to teach the newly added materials, and we've posted a practice exam that tests them specifically.

Also worth noting is that we are seeing the Exam test less and less of the old (pre-AIA) law. It's now down to about 2 or 3 questions on the average Exam. We're teaching the old law still, of course, because you may need every point you can get. But we've updated our course (lectures, materials AND questions) to reflect the gradual de-emphasis of the old law.

Last but not least, PLI is proud to announce that our online course now works on all tablets and Android devices.

The Nation's #1 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 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 2018 Mar. 14 - 18, 2018 Chicago, IL $2,895.00
Patent Office Exam Course 2018 May. 9 - 13, 2018 New York, NY $2,895.00
Patent Office Exam Course 2018 May. 16 - 20, 2018 Minneapolis, MN $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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