Certified Patent Professional
National Credential for the Patent Industry
The CPP credential is a professional designation that distinguishes those who have demonstrated experience, proficiency, knowledge, and understanding of patent drafting and prosecution through involvement in the patent preparation and prosecution processes.
Professional Credential and Standards For The Patent Industry
All patent lawyers, patent agents, technical specialists, patent engineers, and other patent industry professionals are welcome to apply.
CERTIFIED PATENT PRACTITIONER (CPP) QUALIFICATIONS
The following minimum qualifications are required for consideration as a Certified Patent Practitioner.
Answers to the most common CPP questions
- Be a member in good standing of the Patent Bar of the United States and have received no disciplinary actions.
- Have practiced continuously for 5 years within the previous 10 year period, or as in-house counsel with the primary role of overseeing patent prosecution, development, licensing, sales and/or acquisitions.
- Have drafted 50+ patent applications.
- Have drafted 50+ office action responses.
- Submit a reference or receive a referral from another CPP that attests to the same.
- Sign affidavit/declaration
- Patent Quality – What does it mean to different entities? (Corporations, USPTO, Private Practice)
- Leveraging Big Data to Mitigate Alice Rejections
- Developing a Patent Portfolio Consistent with Your Corporate Strategy
- Recruiting & Hiring Knowledgeable Patent Practitioners
Interested in the CPP Credential?