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Registered Patent Practitioners

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Racially Diverse Women Patent Practitioners

Patent Pathways® is a Diversity & Inclusion Program dedicated to addressing barriers to equal opportunity in the patent bar through free, virtual education, practical exercises, and financial support. The goal is to provide each participant with the tools to take and pass the patent bar and begin their pathway into a career in patent law. We are continuing to expand the program to contribute to a more inclusive future of patent law, but we need your support to get there!

PATHWAYS PARTICIPANTS

Patent Pathways® is an inclusion initiative dedicated to addressing barriers to equal opportunity in the patent bar.  The program is currently open to individuals with Category A Degrees considering joining the patent field. Apply now to join our Summer 2024 program!

LAW FIRM PARTNERS

Law Firm Partners are an integral part of the Patent Pathways® Program. Your support allows individuals from underrepresented groups to partake in the program and register for the patent bar without the financial burden. Partners also have exclusive opportunities to hire participants. Become a law firm partner today!

CORPORATE PARTNERS

Corporate partners and sponsors allow us to provide top tier training to participants, covering education fees, patent bar preparation fees, and exam and registration fees. Your support allows participants to immerse themselves in the field of patent law and have the highest potential for success. Become a corporate partner today!

INDIVIDUALS

Are you a patent professional passionate about increasing diversity in the field? We’re looking for mentors and committee volunteers! With flexible mentoring and 8 committees to choose from, you can utilize your expertise to help scale up Patent Pathways® on a schedule that suits you. Become a volunteer today!

ACCEPTING APPLICANTS

We are currently accepting applications for our 2024 Patent Pathways® rotation! The program is set to begin June 2024. Application review and interview processes are ongoing.

MORE PROGRAMS

Not eligible for Patent Pathways® but looking for similar resources? Harrity & Harrity offers a number of free diversity-focused programs and resources to help you succeed in the patent field.

THANK YOU TO OUR PARTNERS & SPONSORS