Patent Clinic Requirements

Patent Clinic Requirements includes a list of approved bachelor degrees which must be received from an accredited US college or university (or equivalent from foreign university):

Aeronautical Engineering

Agricultural Engineering

Biochemistry

Biology

Biomedical Engineering

Botany

Ceramic Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Computer Engineering

Computer Science*

Electrical Engineering

Electrochemical Engineering

Electronics Technology

Engineering Physics

Food Technology

General Chemistry

General Engineering

Geological Engineering

Industrial Engineering

Marine Technology

Mechanical Engineering

Metallurgical Engineering

Microbiology

Mining Engineering

Molecular Biology

Nuclear Engineering

Organic Chemistry

Petroleum Engineering

Pharmacology

Physics

Textile Technology

*Acceptable Computer Science degrees must be accredited by the Computer Science Accreditation Commission (CSAC) of the Computing Sciences Accreditation Board (CSAB), or by the Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), on or before the date the degree was awarded. Computer science degrees that are accredited may be found on the Internet (http://www.abet.org).

Further information on such categories (as well as all requirements) may be obtained at https://www.uspto.gov/sites/default/files/OED_GRB.pdf

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