PTAB Appeal Roadshow

Thu Dec 07 2023 at 01:00 pm to 05:00 pm

Los Angeles Central Library | Los Angeles

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Publisher/HostU.S. Patent and Trademark Office
PTAB Appeal Roadshow
An in-person training focused on ex parte appeal proceedings scheduled from December 2023 through May 2024 in cities across the country.
About this Event

Are you a PTAB practitioner? Would you like to learn more about ex parte appeal proceedings? We have the event for you!!

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is pleased to announce a new, in-person training opportunity focused on ex parte appeals and conducted by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). The PTAB is hitting the road for educational sessions about ex parte appeals starting in December 2023 through May 2024 in cities nationwide. Check out the complete schedule here.

The first appeals roadshow will be on Thursday, December 7 in Los Angeles, California at the Los Angeles Central Library from 1:00 to 5:00 pm PT.

PTAB judges will teach all sessions and share best practices for how to succeed in an appeal. Attendees will:

· Learn tips for more efficiently filing an appeal brief, making more persuasive written arguments, and presenting an effective oral argument before a judge panel.

· Hear perspectives from judge speakers including: Acting Deputy Chief Judge Kal Deshpande, Vice Chief Judge Janet Gongola, Lead Judges Georgianna Braden and Dave McKone, and Judges Debra Dennett and Rachel Townsend.

· End the day with a networking reception to informally interact with PTAB judges and build connections with other PTAB practitioners.

You can find a detailed program agenda here.

The roadshow is free, and registration is encouraged. CLE credit is pending per state where the appeals roadshow is being held.

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Event Venue & Nearby Stays

Los Angeles Central Library, 630 West 5th Street, Los Angeles, United States


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