Patent Bar Exam Requirements

The Definitive Guide

You don’t need to be a lawyer in order to meet the requirements for the Patent Bar Exam. However, in order to qualify for the Patent Bar, you will need at least a bachelor’s degree in one of the specified fields of science or engineering.

An individual with a law degree, but without the proper education or training in science or engineering will not meet the Patent Bar  requirements.

There are three main categories you may qualify for the patent  bar exam under. They are listed out here for your convenience (but you should  plan to review the official USPTO bulletin for further details):