NCPP Announces the Nation's First-Ever Professional Credential for Patent Practitioners
The Certified Patent Practitioner (CPP) Credential Distinguishes Excellence in Patent Preparation and Prosecution
By: National Council on Patent Practicum, Inc.
"For far too long the patent industry has been plagued by the lack of proper education for novice practitioners, which systematically creates a barrier to entry in the profession,"
Select patent practitioners with the following qualifications may apply for a CPP "waive-in" registration (https://thencpp.org/
· Member in good standing of the Patent Bar of the United States and have received no disciplinary action.
· Practiced patent prosecution continuously for 5 years within the previous 10-year period or as in-house counsel with the primary role of overseeing patent prosecution, development, licensing, sales and/or acquisitions.
· Drafted 50+ patent applications and 50+ office action responses.
General CPP applicants will prepare for the 8-hour CPP examination designed to measure the skill and knowledge of an individual with less than 5 years of patent preparation and prosecution experience, and currently employed or seeking employment in the preparation and prosecution fields. Interested aspirants may register for more information at https://thencpp.org/
For more information, visit the National Council on Patent Practicum at https://thencpp.org/
The National Council on Patent Practicum, Inc. (NCPP), a 501(c)(3) non-profit, oversees the development and operation of the Certified Patent Practitioner (CPP) program. Its mission is to assist and serve the public by establishing certification standards for patent professionals.
Kim J. Bright