IP practitioners and students: Attend the free Chicago regional seminar

If you are an intellectual property (IP) practitioner or student, you won't want to miss this free opportunity to learn about the new 101 guidance and patent quality updates. There is no fee to register, but space is limited. Learn more and register early.

Panel discussions with academics, IP practitioners, and U.S. Patent and Trademark Office representatives will include information on patent application readiness, the new 101 guidelines, patent quality, and ethics and professional practices (pending speaker confirmation).

CLE Credit is pending approval.

12:30 - 1:00 p.m. Registration and Networking
1:00 - 1:10 p.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
1:10 - 1:30 p.m. USPTO Update
1:30 - 2:15 p.m. Quality Update
2:15 - 3:00 p.m. Patent Application Readiness
3:00 - 3:15 p.m. Break
3:15 - 4:00 p.m. Patent Quality Review including 101 Rejections
4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Ethics and Professional Practice (tentative)
5:00 p.m. Closing Remarks

For additional information, please contact the Midwest Regional USPTO at 313-446-4800 or MidwestRegion@uspto.gov

Register today