USPTO Patent Quality Overview

New York Intellectual Property Law Association (NYIPLA), in conjunction with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and Fordham IP Institute, is hosting the Patent Quality Overview at Fordham IP Institute, 150 West 62nd Street, New York.

Valencia Martin Wallace, Deputy Commissioner for Patent Quality, United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), along with other USPTO Executives will provide an overview of the agency’s Enhanced Patent Quality Initiative. Mark Bloomberg, Esq., Zuber Lawler & Del Duca, and Robert Rando, Esq., The Rando Law Firm P.C., will also participate as panelists to provide a litigation perspective on Enhanced Patent Quality Initiative issues. The presentation will include:

  • clarifying the prosecution record
  • sharing insights of internal and external best practices that will result in a clear record
  • a demonstration of the agency’s interview collaboration tools

Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and provide feedback.