Mark Costello, VP, General Patent Counsel, Chief Strategy Counsel, Xerox Corporation

Mark Costello VP, General Patent Counsel, Chief Strategy Counsel at Xerox Corporation 33 years in the IP law profession. How did you get into a career in IP law? During engineering school at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell, I realized that, while I loved engineering and science, it was not something I wanted to […]

New Features Include Tracking Widgets, MPEP Frequency Charts, MPEP Mind Maps and Outlines

New Features Include Tracking Widgets, MPEP Frequency Charts, MPEP Mind Maps and Outlines

We have spent the last year continuously improving on our Patent Bar review course and this past month was no exception. Three new major features were added to the course. You can see the new features in action in the demo if you’d like.  This article covers each of the new features in detail along […]

Patent Bar Exam 2014: A Year in Review

This year we focused on making your experience better, with new features and improvements that will make preparing for the Patent Bar exam a smoother experience. We wanted to recap some of the exciting changes that were released this year and also want to take the opportunity to wish you a safe and happy holiday […]

New Features Include Tracking Widgets, MPEP Frequency Charts, MPEP Mind Maps and Outlines

Course Upgrades: MPEP Section Summaries Plus AIA Icons

Our Patent Bar course now includes summaries for each and every section of the MPEP to help you get through the material faster and focus. Here’s a screenshot of a couple of summaries taken right from the course: All-in-all we’ve written well over 500 summaries. There are several subheadings within each heading as the MPEP really drills […]

9th Edition MPEP: Updated Review Course for the Post-October 4th, 2014 Patent Bar

If you visit the website then you realize the Patent Bar exam has started testing over the MPEP 9th Edition as of October 4th, 2014.  Every test after that date will cover this new version of the MPEP. What Exactly does That Mean For You as a Test Taker? If you haven’t started preparing […]

Updates to the Patent Bar Exam Beginning October 4th, 2014

The PTO made an announcement on their website in early July that they will start testing over the 9th Edition of the MPEP beginning October 4th, 2014. And beginning October 4th, 2014 the Patent Bar will also cover a few supplements. These include the following: -> Consolidated Patent Laws Including Changes Implementing the Patent Law […]

How Does the MPEP 9th Edition Impact the Patent Bar Exam?

The MPEP 9th Edition was released and published on the USPTO website in March 2014. However, the Patent Bar does not always reflect the latest version of the MPEP. It often lags behind (sometimes it lags behind as much as a full year or more). Currently, the tested version of the MPEP is the 8th Edition, […]

U.S. Law Schools By State

U.S. Law Schools By State

Click on the map below to be taken to a listing of law schools located within that state:  Alabama Birmingham School of Law Cumberland School of Law, Samford University Miles Law School University of Alabama School of Law Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona Arkansas University of Arkansas School of Law […]

New Features Include Tracking Widgets, MPEP Frequency Charts, MPEP Mind Maps and Outlines

March 2014 Updates to the PES-System Patent Bar Review

March was a busy month for us at Patent Education Series. Here’s a rundown of what we accomplished: 1. The entire online Patent Bar program now runs on Mac’s, iPad’s, iPhones, tablets, and most Smart phones. That’s right.  All the quizzes and tools will run on just about any device so you’re not limited to […]

25 Must Read Articles on the America Invents Act

The world of patent law is all abuzz over the America Invents Act. If you need to brush up on what the AIA is about (whether you’re preparing for the Patent Bar exam or you’re a patent practitioner, an inventor, small business owner, or an entrepreneur) here are the top 25 must read articles for […]