Thursday: AIA Hearings and Ex Parte PTAB Appeals

The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) will host a Boardside Chat webinar this Thursday, August 22, from noon to 1 p.m. ET about hearings, including both ex parte appeal and AIA hearings. Chief Clerk Erica Swift and Deputy Clerk Kulunie Cannon will present. Topics will include PTAB’s Hearings Guide (a little known document found here), new options for hearings, and recent updates to PTAB’s hearing rooms.

The webinar is free and open to all (access here). There will be a Q&A session at the end of the presentation.  Questions may be sent in advance or during the webinar to