2017 Patent Quality Chats

Patent Quality Chat 2017 (Archive)

Monthly on the second Tuesday of the month

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. ET

Date

Topic

Speaker

November 14

How is an Examiner’s Work Product Reviewed?

  • Sandie Spyrou
    Supervisor, Office of Patent Quality Assurance
     
  • Christyann Pulliam  Supervisor, Technology Center 2100
October 12 Examiners Provide Their View on Prepared Applications.
 
  • Jim Dwyer
    Director, Office of Patent Quality Assurance
     
  • Martin Rater
    Chief Statistician, Office of Patent Quality Assurance
September 12

How Can the Patents Ombudsman and Pro Se Assistance Programs Work For You?

  • Mindy Bickel
    Associate Commissioner for Innovation Development
     
  • Cassandra Downs
    Management/Program Analyst, Patents Ombudsman Program
August 8

Using Petitions Effectively in Patent Prosecution

  • Charles Kim
    Director, Office of Petitions
     
  • Namrata Boveja
    Acting Deputy Director, Office of Petitions
July 11 Latest Updates in USPTO's Work Sharing Efforts
 
  • Mark Powell
    Deputy Commissioner for International Patent Cooperation
     
  • Daniel Hunter

    Director for International Work Sharing, Planning and Implementation,Office of International Patent Cooperation

June 13 Patent Quality Metrics
 
  • Greg Vidovich
    Associate Commissioner for Patent Quality

  • Jim Dwyer
    Director, Office of Patent Quality Assurance

May 9

eCommerce Modernization (eMod) Update

  • Lisa Tran
    Communications Manager for eCommerce
     
  • Richard Fernandez
    eMod Project Manager
April 11 Examination Time Analysis
 
  • Daniel Sullivan
    Director, Technology Center 1600
     
  • Eddie Leftkowitz
    Director, Technology Center 2100
March 16 Training for the Examination of High Quality Patents
 
  • Gary Welch
    Academy Class Manager, Office of Patent Training
     
  • Bao-Thuy Nguyen
    Patent Training Advisory, Office of Patent Training
Feb. 14 Understanding the ADS: Little Things Make a Big Difference
 
  • Janice Tippett
    Management and Program Analyst, Office of Patent Application Processing
Jan. 19

Rationale Statements in 35 U.S.C. 103 Rejections

  • Sandie Spyrou
    Supervisor, Office of Patent Quality Assurance

  • Mary Beth Jones
    Supervisor, Office of Patent Quality Assurance

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