Patent Technology Centers 3600 & 3700 Customer Partnership

The USPTO periodically hosts Mechanical & Medical Device Technology Partnership meetings to bring industry stakeholders and patent examiners, and directors, from Technology Centers 3600 (TC 37600) and 3700 (TC 3700) together to:

  • Share ideas, experiences and insights regarding best practices in advancing prosecution
  • Provide a forum for to discuss how the agency can improve and expand its relationship with the medical device technology community

Previous topics have included subject matter eligibility, compact prosecution, after final practice, 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.

TC 3600 & TC 3700 Technology Fair and Partnership Meeting

"Technology Fair"
Tuesday July 12, 2016
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

USPTO: Various Conference rooms
600 Dulany Street, Alexandria, VA 22313
*Please note: In the interest of confidentiality, technical presentations may be for examiners only and not open to the public.

"Partnership Meeting"
Wednesday July 13, 2016
8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Madison Auditorium, Concourse Level of the Madison Building 
600 Dulany Street, Alexandria, VA 22313

Agenda will be announced prior to the event.

View Previous Partnership Meetings Information and Presentations.

To present or suggest topics for an upcoming Patent TC3600 & TC3700 Customer Partnership Meeting and/or general inquiries, please email  Customer Partnership Team

This event is part of a series: Patents Customer Partnership