Design Day 2018 - Denver Program & Webcast

Spend the day at this free seminar with USPTO Design Examiners, Managers, Design Patent Practitioners and Industrial Designers from across the country. Join us to hear lively and thought-provoking discussions about various aspects of design patents, from conception through enforcement. 

No CLE credit is offered for this event.

Presentation/Discussion Topics will include: 

  • Update from Technology Center 2900
  •  Return of the popular Patent Prosecution Best Practices Panel where experienced practitioners  and USPTO  examiners discuss recent examination and prosecution trends
  • Presentations from major corporations on strategic protection and enforcement of designs, including Microsoft Corporation, Sugarfina, Inc., and more!
  • Panel discussion about the challenges of enforcement of design rights on the Internet
  • Case law summaries on important design patent decisions over the past year, from the Federal Circuit, district court, and PTAB
  • Discussion session with Design Supervisory Patent Examiner Garth Rademaker.

Registration for this event is free, however, we ask that you RSVP if you plan to attend in Denver by emailing