Ex Parte Appeal Discussion

The next PTAB Boardside Chat webinar will be held Thursday May 13th, from noon to 1PM (EST), and will present a discussion on preparing an ex parte appeal brief. This program is intended for independent inventors, new practitioners, and those interested in learning more about the PTAB.

During the webinar, Vice Chief Judge Janet Gongola, Lead Judge James Worth, Judge Eric Jeschke, Judge Frances Ippolito, Judge Nina Medlock, and Acting IT Branch Chief Joy Weber will discuss:

A new tool (appeal template) to aid in preparing an appeal brief
General information about appealing examiner rejections to the PTAB
PTAB rules and procedures for appeal briefs
Common appellant mistakes

Access the webinar (here)

As always, there will be a Q&A session at the end. Questions may be sent in advance or during the webinar to PTABBoardsideChat@uspto.gov.