ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, May 19 /PRNewswire/ --

Patent Resources Group (PRG), the nation's leading patent educator, has launched a Video on Demand program that allows legal and business professionals to access patent courses and earn continuing legal education (CLE) or continuing professional development (CPD) credits online.

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Video on Demand customers can take PRG's high-quality patent education courses at their own pace from any computer with Internet access, while eliminating the travel and hotel expenses associated with attending a classroom course. Each Video on Demand course is taught by experienced PRG faculty and is based on lectures, slides, and textbooks developed specifically for this program.

PRG's Video on Demand program launches with six patent education courses: -- Avoiding Inequitable Conduct -- Avoiding Prosecution Pitfalls -- Methods to Improve Your Patent Search (3 Modules) -- Passing the Patent Bar: A Primer -- Patent Law Essentials for Paralegals, Legal Secretaries, Administrators, and Inventors -- Using Patents to Power Your Business Strategies (3 Modules)

As a special promotion, PRG is offering free access to Passing the Patent Bar: A Primer. Additional details regarding this free course as well as the other Video on Demand courses can be found at

In today's challenging economy, our new Video on Demand program offers an affordable alternative for legal professionals to further their patent careers, says Vanessa Brown, Patent Resources Group's Vice President. Online video courses allow us to showcase our 40 years of experience providing comprehensive and indispensable patent education. We will continue to expand our Video on Demand offerings and will launch other remote learning options throughout 2009.

PRG's state-of-the-art video player includes many user-friendly features, such as synchronized slide presentations and the ability to fast-forward, rewind, pause, and set bookmarks.

About Patent Resources Group

Patent Resources Group provides courses and publications in all aspects of patent practice for professionals at all levels of experience. Patent Resources Group offers patent training programs in major cities and destinations, over the Internet, and on-site at companies and law firms, and attracts attendees from around the world.

Patent Resources Group was established in 1969 by Professor Irving Kayton, Professor of Law Emeritus, George Mason University, and founder of the Patent and Intellectual Property Law Program at George Washington University. Since its inception, the company has taught patent law and related courses to 40,000 patent attorneys, agents, engineers, and scientists.

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