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PRIVATE: Question & Answer Database

Below are twelve previous patent bar examinations with detailed answers. The exams and answers are in standard PDF format. These examinations are to be used in conjunction with the list of repeat questions provided in the study guide. Practicing with actual questions is a great way to study for the patent bar exam. Be sure to also carefully read the answer provided for each question that you review. The answers provide insight into concepts frequently tested by the PTO. If you understand the concept behind a question, you will be able to correctly answer other questions that test the same or a similar concept. Good luck on the exam!

Due to popular demand, you may now download all exams and answers in a single .zip file.

October 2003 (45% Pass Rate)
October 2003 Patent Bar Exam — Morning Session

October 2003 Patent Bar Exam — Afternoon Session
October 2003 Patent Bar Exam Answers — Morning Session
October 2003 Patent Bar Exam Answers — Afternoon Session

April 2003 (49% Pass Rate)
April 2003 Patent Bar Exam — Morning Session

April 2003 Patent Bar Exam — Afternoon Session
April 2003 Patent Bar Exam Answers — Morning Session
April 2003 Patent Bar Exam Answers — Afternoon Session

October 2002 (72% Pass Rate)
October 2002 Patent Bar Exam — Morning Session

October 2002 Patent Bar Exam — Afternoon Session
October 2002 Patent Bar Exam Answers — Morning Session
October 2002 Patent Bar Exam Answers — Afternoon Session

April 2002 (57% Pass Rate)
April 2002 Patent Bar Exam — Morning Session
April 2002 Patent Bar Exam — Afternoon Session
April 2002 Patent Bar Exam Answers — Morning Session
April 2002 Patent Bar Exam Answers — Afternoon Session

October 2001 (58% Pass Rate)
October 2001 Patent Bar Exam — Morning Session
October 2001 Patent Bar Exam — Afternoon Session
October 2001 Patent Bar Exam Answers — Morning & Afternoon Sessions

April 2001 (47% Pass Rate)
April 2001 Patent Bar Exam — Morning Session
April 2001 Patent Bar Exam — Afternoon Session
April 2001 Patent Bar Exam Answers — Morning Session
April 2001 Patent Bar Exam Answers — Afternoon Session

October 2000 (37% Pass Rate)
October 2000 Patent Bar Exam — Morning Session

October 2000 Patent Bar Exam — Afternoon Session
October 2000 Patent Bar Exam Answers — Morning Session
October 2000 Patent Bar Exam Answers — Afternoon Session

April 2000 (52% Pass Rate)
April 2000 Patent Bar Exam — Morning Session
April 2000 Patent Bar Exam — Afternoon Session
April 2000 Patent Bar Exam Answers — Morning Session
April 2000 Patent Bar Exam Answers — Afternoon Session

November 1999 (66% Pass Rate)
November 1999 Patent Bar Exam — Morning Session
November 1999 Patent Bar Exam — Afternoon Session
November 1999 Patent Bar Exam Answers — Morning Session
November 1999 Patent Bar Exam Answers — Afternoon Session

April 1999 (53% Pass Rate)
April 1999 Patent Bar Exam — Morning Session
April 1999 Patent Bar Exam — Afternoon Session
April 1999 Patent Bar Exam Answers — Morning Session
April 1999 Patent Bar Exam Answers — Afternoon Session

August 1998 (37% Pass Rate)
August 1998 Patent Bar Exam — Morning Session

August 1998 Patent Bar Exam — Afternoon Session
August 1998 Patent Bar Exam Answers — Morning Session
August 1998 Patent Bar Exam Answers — Afternoon Session

August 1997 (58% Pass Rate)

August 1997 Patent Bar Exam — Morning Session
August 1997 Patent Bar Exam — Afternoon Session
August 1997 Patent Bar Exam Answers — Morning & Afternoon Sessions