Mid-Atlantic Region

Time Speaking Engagement Location Speaker
9/23/2011 Virginia State Bar IP Law Section Arlington, VA Robert L. Stoll, Commissioner for Patents
9/23/2011 Virginia State Bar IP Law Section Washington, DC Richard Maulsby, Assoc. Commissioner for Innovation Development
9/30/11 BIO Washington, DC Janet Gongola, Patent Reform Coordinator
9/30/11 The America Invents Act: A Patent Law Game-Changer Washington, DC David Kappos, Director of USPTO
10/2/11 Thomson-Reuter's New Patent Act Webinar Washington, DC Janet Gongola, Patent Reform Coordinator
10/6/11 Patent Fairness Coalition Washington, DC Janet Gongola, Patent Reform Coordinator
10/11/11 Newman Inn of Court Alexandria, VA James Smith, Chief Judge, Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences
10/12/11 Rutgers Law School Newark, NJ Ray Chen, Solicitor
10/13/11 NIST Washington, DC Janet Gongola, Patent Reform Coordinator
10/14/11 Federal Circuit Bar Association Washington, DC Janet Gongola, Patent Reform Coordinator
10/20/11 AIPLA Annual Meeting Washington, DC Janet Gongola, Patent Reform Coordinator
10/20/11 AIPLA Annual Meeting: Luncheon Keynote Washington, DC David Kappos, Director of USPTO
10/20/11 AIPLA Annual Meeting Washington, DC Janet Gongola, Patent Reform Coordinator
10/21/11 NY State Bar Assn IP Section Fall Meeting Philadelphia, PA David Kappos, Director of USPTO
10/22/11 IEEE Conference Fairfax, Virginia Janet Gongola, Patent Reform Coordinator
10/25/11 Public Hearing: Int'l Protection for Small Businesses Study Alexandria, VA
10/26/11 COGR Contracts and IP Committee Washington, DC Janet Gongola, Patent Reform Coordinator
10/26/11 Korean American IP Bar Association Vienna, VA Teresa Rea, Deputy Director of USPTO
10/27/11 Association of Legal Administrators in IP Washington, DC David Kappos, Director of USPTO
10/27/11 Public Hearing: Prior User Rights Study Alexandria, VA
10/27/11 Smithsonian Inventors Symposium Washington, DC Teresa Rea, Deputy Director of USPTO
11/4/11 Georgetown University 3rd Annual Patent Law Conference Washington, DC David Kappos, Director of USPTO
11/6/11 Transatlantic Approaches to IP Reform Washington, DC David Kappos, Director of USPTO
11/7/11 Transatlantic Approaches to IP Reform Washington, DC David Kappos, Director of USPTO
11/15/11 2011 Invent Now Collegiate Inventors Competition Awards Washington, DC David Kappos, Director of USPTO
11/16/11 2011 Patent Statistics for Decisions Makers Conference Alexandria, VA David Kappos, Director of USPTO
11/29/11 The America Invents Act and Innovation Washington, DC Janet Gongola, Patent Reform Coordinator
11/29/11 The America Invents Act and Innovation Washington, DC Janet Gongola, Patent Reform Coordinator
11/30/11 USPTO Implementation of the America Invents Act - Patent Lawyers of DC Washington, DC Janet Gongola, Patent Reform Coordinator
12/01/11 AIA Remarks at the Howard Law School Institute for IP Law and Social Justice Conference Alexandria, VA Teresa Stanek Rea, Deputy Director of USPTO
12/02/11 The America Invents Act and Impact on Companies Tyson's Corner Drew Hirshfeld, Senior Advisor and Associate Commissioner for Patent Examination Policy
12/05/11 21st Annual PTO Day at Ronald Reagan Trace Center Washington, DC David Kappos, Director of USPTO
12/07/11 New Jersey IP Law Association 25th Annual CLE Seminar Newark, NJ Teresa Stanek Rea, Deputy Director of USPTO
12/14/11 Speaker @ Eastern District Court of Virginia Patent CLE Program Alexandria, VA David Kappos, Director of USPTO
01/17/12 2012 State of the Net Conference Washington, DC David Kappos, Director of USPTO
01/18/12 Coordinating the America Invents Act of 2011 Washington, DC Janet Gongola, Patent Reform Coordinator
01/19/12 Advanced Patent Law Institute Alexandria, VA David Kappos, Director of USPTO
01/19/12 Got Invention Radio Suffolk County, NY Janet Gongola, Patent Reform Coordinator
01/27/12 Interview with IPwatchdog, Gene Quinn Alexandria, VA Peggy Focarino, Commissioner for Patents
02/02/12 Brief Remarks to the Seoul National University Delegation's Visit to the USPTO Alexandria, VA Teresa Stanek Rea, Deputy Director of USPTO
02/07/12 NJIPLA Meeting Speaker Newark, NJ David Kappos, Director of USPTO
02/21/12 The Preliminary Phase: Filing a Petition, the Preliminary Response, and Institution of Review Washington, DC Michael Tierney, Lead Judge, Trial Section, BPAI
02/21/12 USPTO Senior Leadership Webinar Alexandria, VA David Kappos, Director of USPTO
02/22/12 The Trial Phase: Discovery, Testimony, Challenging Testimony, Use of Experts, and Estoppel Washington, DC Michael Tierney, Lead Judge, Trial Section, BPAI