2018 Patent Quality Chats

Patent Quality Chat 2018

Monthly on the second Tuesday of the month

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. ET

Date Topic Speaker
December 11
 

Customer Perceptions of Patent Quality and New Customer Experience (CX) Initiative

  • Marty Rater
    Chief Statistician for Patent Quality
  • Michael Easdale
    Statistician, Office of Patent Quality Assurance (OPQA)
  • David Fitzpatrick
    Statistician, Office of Patent Quality Assurance (OPQA)
November 13
 

eMod Update:  Accessing EFS-Web and PAIR with USPTO.gov Accounts

  • Lisa Tran
    Communications Manager for eCommerce
  • Jeff Wong
    Project Manager for EFS-Web
October 9
 

Leveraging a Harmonized Patent Classification System

August 14
 

AIA Trial Statistics from PTAB and Using AIA Trials to Enhance Patent Examination

  • Michael Tierney
    Vice Chief Judge, Patent Trial and Appeal Board
  • Jack Harvey
    Assistant Deputy Commissioner for Patent Operations
July 10
 

Improving Access to Global Patent Data

 

  • Nelson Yang
    Acting Director of International Patent Business Solutions in the Office of International Patent Cooperation
  • Jocelyn Ram
    Patent Business Analyst in the Office of International Patent Cooperation
June 12
 
Best Practices Before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board
 

 
  • Kalyan Deshpande
    Lead Administrative Patent Judge, Patent Trial and Appeal Board
  • Susan Mitchell
    Lead Administrative Patent Judge, Patent Trial and Appeal Board
  • Michael Zecher
    Lead Administrative Patent Judge, Patent Trial and Appeal Board

May 8
 
Subject Matter Eligibility:  Revised Guidance in view of Berkheimer v. HP, Inc.
 
  • Bob Bahr
    Deputy Commissioner for Patent Examination Policy 
April 10
 

Strengthening your IP Internationally using the expanded Collaborative Search Pilot

  • Dan Hunter
     Director for International Work Sharing, Planning and Implementation in the Office of International Patent Cooperation (OIPC)
  • Amber Ostrup
    Program Manager for the Office of International Patent Cooperation (OIPC), International Work Sharing
March 13
 
Subject Matter Eligibility: Guidance & Examination Resources
 
  • Bob Bahr
    Deputy Commissioner for Patent Examination Policy
February 13
 
eMod Update: Patent Center and Structured Text
 
  • Richard Fernandez 
    eMod Project Manager
  • Lisa Tran
    Communications Manager for eCommerce

January 9
 

Unlocking Open Data for our Patent Customers

  • Thomas A Beach
    Chief Data Strategist
  • Scott Beliveau
    Branch Chief of Enterprise Advanced Analytics

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