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Registered Patent Practitioners

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Racially Diverse Women Patent Practitioners

Patent Pathways® is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to addressing barriers to equal opportunity in the patent bar through free, virtual education, practical exercises, ongoing mentorship, career matching, and financial support. The goal is to transform accessibility to the patent bar by providing each participant with the tools needed to take and pass the patent bar exam, begin their pathway into a career in patent law, and promote inclusion in the field.

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 to partake in the program, register for the patent bar and jumpstart their career without incurring a financial burden. Partners also have the opportunity 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 improving accessibility to the patent bar? 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 2025 Patent Pathways® rotation! The program is set to begin January 2025. 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