USPTO to Host Webinar on Patent Law Treaties Implementation Act

Agency officials will answer questions on provisions of patent law
December 4, 2013
Press Release 13-38

CONTACT: (Media Only) Patrick Ross
or Paul Fucito
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Washington - The U.S. Department of Commerce's United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) today announced that it will host a webinar on Monday, December 16, 2013, to discuss changes to the patent law introduced by the Patent Law Treaties Implementation Act. USPTO subject matter experts will discuss application filing provisions; restoration of the right of priority to foreign applications and benefit of provisional applications; and restoration of patent rights. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions as well. The Act becomes effective on December 18, 2013. This webinar will educate patent practitioners on those changes.

What: Patent Law Treaties Implementation Act Webinar

When: Monday, December 16, 2013 from 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET

Webinar Access Information:

Event number: 994 201 304
Event password: 123456
Event address for attendees:

Teleconference information:
Call-in toll number (US/Canada): 1-650-479-3208
Access code: 994 201 304

For further information, please contact Janet Gongola via email at, or by telephone at 571-272-8734.

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