USPTO Launches Pro Se Assistance Program

Post date: Nov 10, 2014 6:56:41 PM

The USPTO has launched its Pro Se Assistance Program, which is a comprehensive pilot initiative to provide targeted outreach for pro se inventors and to enhance the examination practice of pro se applications. The program offers a variety of resources for inventors, including:

  • Walk-in assistance at USPTO's headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia
  • Pro se-specific educational resources on patents and electronic filing
  • Dedicated customer service and targeted assistance
  • Enhanced examiner-applicant interaction