Federal Trademark Searching: Get an overview of the fundamental mechanics of using the USPTO’s trademark search system, May 10 from 3 to 4 p.m. ET. The free webinar is geared toward new users and anyone interested in conducting basic searches.

Among the topics covered will be why you should search; a basic search strategy; common searches, and finding help. The webinar will end with a question-and-answer session.

For more information, go to [email protected]. Register through uspto.gov/events.

Path to a Patent: Parts 5 and 6 of this eight-part recurring virtual series will be May 9 and 16 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. ET.

In Part 5, experts will discuss the parts of the claim, show examples of claim illustrations from issued U.S. patents, and help participants develop a better appreciation of how a patent examiner views a claim. To get the most out of this workshop, you should have an intermediate knowledge of the intellectual property system and of patents specifically. We recommend you complete the previous sessions in the series.

In Part 6, International Patent Legal Administration experts will discuss considerations and options for filing foreign patent applications. The discussion will include an overview of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) and the use of the Paris Convention for non-PCT countries. Register through uspto.gov/events.

Visit uspto.gov/events for many other opportunities to attend free virtual or in-person events and/or training.