June Boardside Chat on AIA Discovery

The USPTO’s Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) will host its third  “Boardside Chat” lunch webinar for 2015 today from noon to 1PM. The topic is “Discovery in AIA Trials.”  I will be participating on the the practitioner panel. 

Dial-in is as follows:
Webcast Instructions for Tuesday, June 2:


PTAB Boardside Chat Webinars

Event address for attendees:

https://uspto-events.webex.com/uspto-events/onstage/g.php?d=994593512&t=a(link is external)

Date and time:

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 12:00 pm
Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00)


1 hour

Event number:

994 593 512

Event password:


Audio conference:

Call-in toll number (US/Canada)


Access code: 994 593 512

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Tomorrow, don’t forget the (9AM-Noon) Duke Law School Center of Innovation Policy program (webinar available for those outside of DC) entitled “The US Patent Office’s Post-Grant Review Proceedings: A Review of the Evidence A Review of the Evidence” . U.S. Senator Christopher Coons, PTAB Chief Judge James Smith and Deputy Chief Judge Scott Boalick will offer their perspectives on the PTAB.  PTO Chief Economist Alan Marco and prominent academic researchers will present fresh, policy-relevant empirical research.  I will join a panel of commentators including, former Chief Judge Paul Michel of the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Robert Armitage, former Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Eli Lilly, Google Senior Patent Counsel Suzanne Michel, and Comcast Senior Vice President,  Deputy General Counsel and Chief Patent Counsel David Marcus. (Duke in Washington,  201 New York Ave., NW, Suite 600, webinar also available)