Detroit Region Roadshow, November 5 to 19, 2014

The United States Patent and Trademark Office will host six roadshows in the Mid-Atlantic/Midwest Regions from November 5th to 19th. These roadshows are free and open to the public. Registration is not required and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

The agenda is focused largely on the AIA trials and includes a State-of-the-Board address, interactive AIA trial instructions, and an AIA trial workshop. In Detroit, there will be an AIA trial hearing in lieu of an AIA trial workshop.

Detroit Region Roadshows - PTAB

Detroit, MI Nov. 5
1-5 p.m.
Thomas Cooley Law School
Auburn Hills Campus, Room 145
2630 Featherstone Rd
Auburn Hills, MI 48326
Chicago, IL Nov. 7
1 - 4:30 p.m.
Chicago Public Library
Harold Washington Library Center
Pritzker Auditorium
400 S. State Street
Chicago, IL 60605
Pittsburgh, PA Nov. 13
1 - 4:30 p.m.
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Auditorium/lecture hall
4400 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Cleveland, OH Nov. 14
1 - 4:30 p.m.
Cleveland Public Library
Louis Stokes Wing Auditorium (Lower Level)
525 Superior Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44114
Minneapolis, MN Nov. 17
1 - 4:30 p.m.
Minneapolis Central Library
Pohlad Hall
300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Milwaukee, WI Nov. 19
1 - 4:30 p.m.
Milwaukee Public Library
Meeting Room 1
814 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53233

Agenda

Detroit (Thomas Cooley Law School)

Time

Topic

1:00 to 1:30 p.m.
(30 minutes)

State of the Board

1:30 to 2:15 p.m.
(45 minutes)

PTAB Feud

2:15 to 2:30 p.m.
(15 minutes)

Break

2:30 to 5:00 p.m.
(2.5 hours)

AIA Hearing

All other cities (Chicago, Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Minneapolis, and Milwaukee)

Time

Topic

1:00 to 1:30 p.m.
(30 minutes)

State of the Board

1:30 to 2:15 p.m.
(45 minutes)

PTAB Feud

2:15 to 2:45 p.m.
(30 minutes)

Break

2:45 to 4:30 p.m.
(1 hours, 45 minutes)

Workshop

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