PTAB LEAP: AIA oral hearing encore

Join the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) Legal Experience and Advancement Program (LEAP) for an America Invents Act (AIA) oral hearing on Friday, May 17, from noon to 1:30 p.m. ET.

Practitioners will present arguments in a mock AIA trial proceeding before a panel of PTAB administrative patent judges. After arguments, the practitioners will participate in a panel discussion on the effectiveness of the arguments and approaches demonstrated during the mock argument. Use the link below to join on the day of the event.

Join the event

You will hear from:

  • Larissa Bifano, DLA Piper
  • David Cavanaugh, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, LLP 
  • Jeremy Monaldo, Fish & Richardson
  • Sangeeta Shah, Brooks Kushman

This event is free and open to all. Captioning service will be provided.

For more information, including the webinar access information, visit the USPTO's LEAP webpage or email

Accessibility accommodation


If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation, please submit your request to the contact information listed above.

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This event is part of a series: LEAP