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Patent Technology Center 3700 Customer Partnership Information

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) periodically hosts Medical Device Technology Partnership Meetings to bring industry stakeholders and patent examiners and directors from Technology Center 3700 (TC 3700) together to share ideas, experiences, and insights on best practices in advancing prosecution and provide a forum for discussion on how the agency can improve and expand its relationship with the medical device technology community. 

Some of this the past topics have included the America Invents Act (AIA), advancing prosecution, interview best practices, 35 U.S.C. 112, 6th paragraph guidelines, and new Board of Appeals rules and pre-appeal/appeal conferences. 

UPCOMING PARTNERSHIP MEETING

Title: Combined TC3700 Medical Devices and TC1600 BioTech Customer Partnership Meeting

 

Date: Tuesday 1/29/13
Location: Madison Auditorium, Alexandria VA

Agenda:

o   8:30-9:00      -  Sign-In

o   9-9:30           - Intro

o   9:30-10:30    - CPC

o   10:45-11:45  - 101

o   1:00-2:00      - AIA Update

o   2:15-3:45      - Open round table discussion

 

Click to Register

 

 If you would like to present a topic or would like to suggest a topic for future meetings contact the
customer partnership team at Medical_Device_Customer_Partnership_TC3700@uspto.gov.

 

 

PREVIOUS PARTNERSHIP MEETING INFORMATION AND PAST PRESENTATIONS

 

July 2011


November 2011  

Program Agenda

May 2012

Program Agenda

 

Presentations


America Invents Act (AIA)

35 U.S.C. 112, 6th paragraph guidelines

Advancing prosecution

New Board of Appeals rules and pre-appeal/appeal conferences

Interview best practices

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