USPTO Headquarters to Host Half-Day PTAB Conference

As the Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) has previously announced, it will host a half-day Judicial Conference on June 29, 2017 from 1-5PM.  The conference will be held in the Madison Auditorium.  The program will be directed toward both AIA trial proceedings and ex parte appeal practices. The detailed agenda and webcast link are found below:

Time​ Event
1:00 – 1:10 p.m. Welcome
1:10 – 1:30 p.m. State of the Board
​1:30 – 2:15 p.m. Behind the Scenes at PTAB: A Look at the Inner Workings
​2:15 – 3:00 p.m. Perspectives from the Bench and Bar: Winning your Ex Parte Appeal
​3:00 – 3:15 p.m. ​Break
​3:15 – 4:55 p.m. AIA Trial Hot Topics
4:55 – 5:00 p.m. Closing Remarks
5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Informal Social Gathering

There is no cost to attend and registration is not required.  CLE credit is not available.

To access the Webcast go to: