The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) invites law students and students studying patent law to participate in the 2023 National Patent Application Drafting Competition (NPADC). The competition introduces students to issues arising in U.S. patent law and develops their patent application drafting and prosecution skills. Virtual regional rounds will be held on March 4, 2023.

Students interested in applying for participation should complete this form which includes uploading a resume, no later than Saturday, October 15, 2022.