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Perils of the Patent Bar Exam: In the Midst of Change
Date:1/14/2013

le fact that the version of the MPEP you are studying is "outdated," and that there are some pertinent facts contained in these supplemental documents (the federal registers), you could easily be mislead into thinking a certain answer is correct based on what the MPEP says, but overlook the true policy and rules contained in the registers.

"What this means" says Bryan Doreian, president of Wysebridge Patent Bar Review, "Is that there are some answers to old exam questions, that under the new policy changes, are no longer correct." This means that test takers need to be extremely careful and thorough while studying. Wysebridge recommends that anyone studying make sure they consistently reference not only the MPEP, but federal registers as well. "We are working to continually update our information and give insight on our practice questions, to help each test taker have the most up to date and accurate information," says Bryan. In light of an already daunting 50% pass rate, it's changes like these (that often many test takers are unaware of) that make studying even more challenging.

Gene Quinn, a patent attorney and the founder of ipwatchdog, often writes some useful and insightful articles concerning the patent bar. In one of his latest posts, Gene mentions that "studying for the patent bar [is] a daunting task for those who attempt to do it alone, without the guidance of a course that can pull everything together...". Gene also discusses the effects of how a slow-to-update-and-reflect-policy-change MPEP can really throw test takers for a loop. Perhaps it's time to revisit how the MPEP is updated, especially as the patent bar exam is administered almost exclusively as a computerized test. Until then, companies like Wysebridge will continue to o
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