Post Grant Patent Challenges: Reexamination and AIA Trials

In Partnership with the Silicon Valley Intellectual Property Law Association, the Silicon Valley U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is pleased to present:

Post Grant Patent Challenges: Reexamination and AIA Trials

2 Hours of California MCLE Credit Offered!
Continental Breakfast Included!

Hear from a Patent Trial and Appeal Board Judge and a Supervisory Patent Examiner from the Central Re-Examination Unit about options available for challenging an issued patent before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).  The seminar will cover
Ex Parte Reexamination, Supplemental Examination, and Examination of Reissue applications.  Topics will include:

  •          Overview of types of examination proceedings
  •          Purpose of examination proceedings
  •          Scope of examination proceedings
  •          Amendment practices

Additionally, the seminar will cover the four different AIA Trial proceedings: Inter Partes Reviews (IPR), Post Grant Reviews (PGR), Covered Business Method Reviews (CBM), and Derivation proceedings. 

The seminar is intended for patent practitioners who are familiar with patent prosecution practices.

Event Flyer: Post Grant Patent Challenges (477.81 KB)

A continental breakfast will be provided through our co-host Silicon Valley Intellectual Property Law Association (SVIPLA) by Platinum Intellectual Property LLP.

2 hours of California MCLE credit is offered for this event.  Please register by May 21, 2018.

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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 security screening.

This event is accessible to individuals with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation, including captioning, sign language interpreting, or other, please email SiliconValley@USPTO.GOV or call 408-918-9900.