Apply to the Harrity Academy™: Patent Prosecution Course


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In what technical area(s) is your Bachelors, Masters, or PhD degree?
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Are you registered with USPTO?
Are you a current or former USPTO Examiner?
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Please note there is limited space in each course in order to ensure all students receive the necessary mentorship to succeed. Each student is expected to attend every class and complete all assignments within the given timeframe. Are you able to commit to the full class schedule and course workload?
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Enrolling in the Harrity Academy™

To enroll, you must meet the following requirements:

  • You have or are obtaining a technical degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, or equivalent fields from an accredited college or university;
  • You are able and willing to commit to every scheduled class in the selected course;
  • You are female and/or considered a minority in the legal field, pursuant to the Vault and Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) Guidelines [African-American/Black, Hispanic/Latinx, Alaska Native/American Indian, Asian, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, Multiracial, Openly LGBTQ+, and/or Individual with Disabilities]

Please note: There are a limited number of seats in each course. Priority will be given to applicants who can commit to the full course schedule.

Patent Prosecution Course Schedule

Tuesdays from 7:00 – 9:00 PM ET

March 19

March 26

April 2

April 9

April 16

April 23

April 30

May 7

Questions or Feedback?

7080 +

Patents Obtained Since Founding

2450 +

Applications Drafted Last 3 Years

1790 +

Applications Allowed Last 3 Years


Harrity USPTO Patent Cover