USPTO Patent Bar Exam
Source Materials for the Registration Examination
Examination updates and source materials
The examination covers the subject matter designated in the source materials, including the Manual of Patent Examining Procedure (MPEP), Ninth Edition, Revision 10.2019, last revised June 2020. Applicants should regularly check the source materials to verify the subject matter that may be tested, as the materials may be revised from time to time, including during their examination window.