Today, the USPTO announced a free course in San Jose, CA on examination practice and procedure for newly admitted patent practitioners on March 14-16, 2017.
Here are the details: "As of January 3, sign-up is now open to attend the March 14-16
USPTO three-day training course on examination practice and procedure. The event
will be held at the San Jose, California USPTO regional office. The course
is offered to members of the public as part of our Stakeholder
Training on Examination Practice and Procedure (STEPP) program.
This training is intended for those who have recently passed
the Patent Bar for the purpose of practicing before the USPTO. The training
will make use of statutes, rules, and guidelines relevant to practicing
before the USPTO. The course is led by USPTO trainers and is based on
material developed for training patent examiners and other
employees. More information, and a proposed upcoming course schedule,
is available on the USPTO STEPP
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