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Online Patent & Patent Information Seminars

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Patent Office Trainings - E-Learning, Online Training Opportunities & Seminars

Training Opportunities (onsite workshops and courses) - Archive






July 23-26, 2013Alexandria, VAPatent Resources GroupWinning Patents Workshop
March 22-23, 2017Cambridge, UKCIIPMIP Matters; Patent Information

Notes: This page includes half-day, one-day training workshops and multiday training events related to patent research. Events listed here are located mostly in USA. For European patent related events see information on the EPO training.

Registration for Workshops sponsored by STN, Dialog, Questel are normally free and open for subscribers and non-subscribers. For current information see their web-sites:

Many the listed above and other companies sponsor pre- and post-conference workshops at PIUG, AIIP, SLA conferences. Please check the respective conference program.