certified patent practitioner cpp

 

 

CERTIFIED PATENT PRACTITIONER (CPP) QUALIFICATIONS

The following minimum qualifications are required for consideration to be waived-in as a Certified Patent Practitioner. Please consult our FAQs for additional information on CPP requirements and membership information.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Member in good standing of the Patent Bar of the United States and have received no disciplinary action
  • 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.
  • Drafted 50+ patent applications.
  • Drafted 50+ office action responses.

 

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited university.
  • Complete at least 6 patent specific CLEs per year (a minimum of 4 CLEs/year provided by NCPP at no cost).

 

CODE OF CONDUCT

CPP credential holders agree to adhere to strict ethics and a code of conduct.