Private Seminars

PCT Private Seminars

The PCT Learning Center can travel to your firm/company to present private, cost effective training

In addition to the example course offering below we offer other customized courses.

Costs for customized private courses range from $2100 to $2400 for 15 or less participants. $75 for each participant in excess of 15. Contact us for further information at   571-212-3868

Example Course Offering

The Essential PCT – Approximately 5 1/2 hours – All Levels: Includes both Boot Camp and Strategies
Boot Camp:
  • Introduction to the PCT System
  • Basics of the PCT
  • Filing of the International Application (including how to complete the request form)
  • Introduction to PCT SAFE
  • Priority Claims and use of the Digital Access Service (DAS)
  • Procedural safeguards (e.g. Restoration of the right of priority)
  • Correction of Defects
  • Recording Changes under Rule 92bis
  • International Search Report and Written Opinion
  • International Publication
  • Amendments under the PCT
  • Filing a Demand for Preliminary Examination
  • National Phase (Stage)
  • Expanded ePCT module with live demo


PCT Strategies

  • Comparing PCT and Paris for internationalizing patent protection
  • Advantages/disadvantages of RO/US and RO/IB
  • Choosing an ISA (explanation of the pros and cons of the eight ISAs available to US filers using the ROUS or RO/IB
  • What to consider when deciding to amend claims under Article 19
  • When it is a good idea to file a Demand for Preliminary Examination
  • US national phase (stage) entry or bi-pass continuation
  • The PCT and the PPH
  • Global dossier

CLE has been approved for this and similar courses

We can provide a variety of other customized programs.

Travel Costs

Travel costs are additional and will include expenses for one instructor from San Diego. For San Diego or Orange Counties, there is minimal or no travel related expense.

For further information call Gary at 571-212-3868 or email