Washington D.C., 31 Mar 2004
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will offer free training on its newest release of the sequence authoring software, PatentIn 3.3. The 2004 training dates are: May 21and September 10. Each session will run from 9:30 to 3:30 PM, with a one-hour lunch break from 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM.
Each class will include:
- Overview of molecular biology
- Overview of the sequence rules
- Hands-on authoring of several sequence listings varying in complexity
- Questions are welcome throughout the training. In addition, the instructor is available after class to assist customers with their sequence listings.
The instructor is Robert Wax, the Project Manager for PatentIn 3.1 and 3.2 and one of the USPTO's sequence rule experts.
Classes will be held at USPTO's new headquarters in the Remsen Building. The Remsen Building is located at 400 Dulany Street, Alexandria, Virginia. Participants will meet in the lobby and be escorted through Security to the training room. Please visit our website for directions to our office: http://www.uspto.gov/main/directions_ale x.htm.
To register for one of the classes or for additional information, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (571) 2-0623.
Each session has a maximum capacity of 20 participants. Attendees will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. If the USPTO receives more requests than space permits, additional sessions will be scheduled at a future date.