Bi-monthly Program Will Address AIA Trials & Ex Parte Appeals
Starting next week, February 3rd, the USPTO’s Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) will host its inaugural “Boardside Chat” lunch webinar. The purpose of the chats is to update the public on current Board activities and statistics as well as to regularly gather feedback. The schedule of topics through October is listed below.
|Tuesday, February 3||Noon to 1 pm Eastern Time||PTAB Statistics and Key Decisions||Chief Judge James Donald Smith|
|Tuesday, April 7||Do’s and Don’ts for Ex Parte Appeals||Panel of Administrative Patent Judges|
|Tuesday, June 2||Discovery in AIA Trials||Panel of Practitioners and Administrative Patent Judges|
|Tuesday, August 4||AIA Rulemaking and Guidance Changes||Lead Judge Susan Mitchell|
|Tuesday, October 6||Best Practices before the PTAB||Panel of Administrative Patent Judges|
The Boardside Chat series will be a valued source of information for both the PTAB and interested public and should not be missed. The Instructions for next week’s webinar are provided below.
Webcast Instructions for Tuesday, February 3:
Event address for attendees: https://uspto-events2.webex.com/uspto-events2/onstage/g.php?MTID=e26061533ffc851f338af0ad718660c3f
Event number: 313 818 218
Event password: 123456
Dial In: 1-571-270-7000
Captions Link: http://www.captionedtext.com/client/embed.aspx?EventID=2532507