2018 Business Methods Partnership Meeting - Webcast

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Interested in learning about the latest trends and initiatives underway in the Business Methods examination area? 

Register to attend (link is external) the 2018 Business Methods Partnership Meeting (BMPM). The event is free, open to the public, and will be webcast to include viewing sessions at USPTO regional offices in Dallas, Denver, Detroit, and San Jose.

The BMPM was established to create a collaborative forum providing attendees with the opportunity to meet and share ideas, experiences, and insights with management from the Business Methods Technology Center. The meeting will include a director’s update focused on trends, current initiatives, and resources available to practitioners in the business method area. Additional sessions will include a subject matter eligibility training update and an ex parte Patent Trial Appeal Board panel discussion. 

For inquiries, more information, and accessibility requests, please email businessmethods@uspto.gov (link sends e-mail) or contact Mathew Gart (571) 272-3955, Peter Choi (469) 295-9171, Victoria Shumate (313) 446-4858, or Shannon Campbell (571) 272-5587. 

Please note that the Silicon Valley USPTO is a federal facility. Attendees are required to present a valid form of government-issued identification (driver license or passport) and may be subject to screening to gain access.