This event is part of a series of roundtables the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is hosting across the country to educate the public and collect feedback about the America Invents Act (AIA) trial proceedings. The roundtables provide an opportunity to bring stakeholders together with USPTO administrative patent judges to discuss the inter partes review and covered business method review proceedings.
The roundtable will begin with a lecture focused on the trial process, lessons learned, and previously unreleased statistics about AIA trial filings. It also will feature mock conference calls targeted on motions for additional discovery and claim amendments. During these mock conference calls, administrative patent judges will identify successful techniques for winning a motion as well as points for improvement. The roundtable will conclude with a panel discussion with administrative patent judges and local practitioners with knowledge and experience with AIA trials. The panel discussion will delve into all aspects of the AIA trials, and the public will have the opportunity to give input throughout the discussion.
Participation in the roundtable is free and open to the public. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
For non-press inquiries, please contact Janet Gongola via email at Janet.Gongola@uspto.gov.