Enhanced Patent Quality Initiative events

The Enhanced Patent Quality Initiative (EPQI) ensures we are positioned for a continuous process of patent quality improvement well into the future. We are building more confidence in our patent system, making the system understandable and usable by all inventors, and ensuring each of our customers is treated fairly and professionally throughout the patent application process. Join one of our many events that discuss this topic.

Timeframe
December 2013
February 2014
28
Trademark Public Advisory Committee Meeting - February 2014
9:00 AM ET
March 2014
5
Roundtable on the Written Description Requirement for Design Applications Virtual
1:00 PM ET
April 2014
24
World IP Day 2014
12:30 AM ET
27
Florida Regional Independent Inventors Conference Tampa, FL US
12:15 AM ET
28
Florida Regional Independent Inventors Conference Tampa, FL US
12:15 AM ET
May 2014
1
Intellectual Property Training Programs and Conferences
12:30 AM ET
17
New York Saturday Seminar
12:30 AM ET
June 2014
19
Trademark Public Advisory Committee Meeting - June 2014 Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
3:00 PM ET
20
Trademark Public Advisory Committee Meeting - June 2014 Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
3:00 PM ET
26
Deputy Director Michelle K. Lee Presents June 26 Lecture at Stanford Law School
12:45 AM ET
30
Denver Satellite Office Opening Ceremony June 30
12:45 AM ET
July 2014
19
Saturday Seminars at the Detroit Office
12:00 AM ET
21
Joint 5x5 Relay and Swearing-in Ceremony, July 21, 2014 in San Jose
12:00 AM ET
22
Alexandria, Virginia - Software Partnership Meeting Alexandria, VA US
12:15 AM ET
August 2014
14
16th Annual Independent Inventors Conference
12:00 AM ET
September 2014
October 2014
November 2014
14
First Cybersecurity Partnership Meeting Virtual and
Menlo Park, CA US
8:30 AM ET
December 2014
January 2015
8
USPTO Trade Secret Symposium Alexandria, VA US
9:00 AM ET
14
USPTO DevOps Day in January 2015 Alexandria, VA US
5:30 PM ET
21
Eligibility Forum (Subject Matter Eligibility) Alexandria, VA US
1:00 PM ET
29
ESTTA USERS FORUM Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
1:00 PM ET
February 2015
18
Roundtable on Domestic and International Issues Related to Privileged Communications Between Patent Practitioners and Their Clients Alexandria, VA US
10:00 AM ET
19
Patent Public Advisory Committee Quarterly Meeting - February 2015 Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
9:00 AM ET
19
Roundtable on Evolving TTAB Processes Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
12:30 PM ET
24
Clemson, South Carolina Clemson, SC US
10:00 AM ET
27
Trademark Public Advisory Committee Quarterly Meeting - February 2015 Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
9:00 AM ET
March 2015
18
Biotechnology/Chemical/Pharmaceutical Customer Partnership- April 7, 2015
10:45 AM ET
23
"What You Need to Know About IP" - Roadshow (North Carolina) , NC US
12:00 PM ET
24
"What You Need to Know About IP" - Roadshow (North Carolina) , NC US
12:00 PM ET
25
USPTO Quality Summit Alexandria, VA US
8:30 AM ET
25
"What You Need to Know About IP" - Roadshow (North Carolina) , NC US
12:00 PM ET
26
USPTO Quality Summit Alexandria, VA US
8:30 AM ET
26
"What You Need to Know About IP" - Roadshow (North Carolina) , NC US
12:00 PM ET
28
Women's Entrepreneurship Symposium New York, NY US
9:30 AM ET
31
#USPTOJobsCA: Silicon Valley Recruitment Webinar Virtual
12:00 PM PT
April 2015
7
PTAB to Host Second Boardside Chat on Tuesday, April 7th Focused on Ex Parte Appeals Virtual
12:00 PM ET
7
PTAB Boardside Chat Webinar - April 7, 2015 Virtual
12:00 PM ET
7
PTAB to Host “Boardside Chat” Tuesday, April 7, 2015 Do’s and Don’ts for Ex Parte Appeals Virtual
12:00 PM ET
10
225th Anniversary of the Patent Act Celebration Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
2:00 PM ET
13
#PTORoadTrip15: Patent Examiner Silicon Valley Recruitment Road Trip
8:00 AM PT
14
#PTORoadTrip15: Patent Examiner Silicon Valley Recruitment Road Trip
8:00 AM PT
15
#PTORoadTrip15: Patent Examiner Silicon Valley Recruitment Road Trip
8:00 AM PT
16
#PTORoadTrip15: Patent Examiner Silicon Valley Recruitment Road Trip
8:00 AM PT
17
#USPTOHiresHeroes: IT Veteran Hiring Fair 2015 Alexandria, VA US
8:15 AM ET
17
#PTORoadTrip15: Patent Examiner Silicon Valley Recruitment Road Trip
8:00 AM PT
18
#USPTOHiresHeroes: IT Veteran Hiring Fair 2015 Alexandria, VA US
8:15 AM ET
18
#PTORoadTrip15: Patent Examiner Silicon Valley Recruitment Road Trip
8:00 AM PT
20
Celebrating the Expansion of Patent Law Pro Bono Assistance in the Upper Midwest St Paul, MN US
1:00 PM CT
22
Patent Basics for Inventors, Entrepreneurs, and Startups New York, NY US
6:00 PM ET
23
Patent Basics for Inventors, Entrepreneurs, and Startups New York, NY US
6:00 PM ET
25
PTRC Training and Events
10:00 AM ET
25
PTRC Training and Events
10:00 AM ET
25
PTRC public seminar on intellectual property protection Akron, OH US
10:00 AM ET
27
Intellectual Property Basics for Inventors, Entrepreneurs, and Startups New York, NY US
7:00 PM ET
28
Going Global with Intellectual Property: Copyrights Virtual
1:00 PM ET
28
Intellectual Property Basics for Inventors, Entrepreneurs, and Startups New York, NY US
7:00 PM ET
29
USPTO Forum on the Geneva Act: Final Rules Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
9:00 AM ET
29
Going Global with Intellectual Property: Patent Cooperation Treaty Virtual
1:00 PM ET
30
Going Global with Intellectual Property: Trademarks Virtual
1:00 PM ET
30
Intellectual Property Basics for Inventors, Entrepreneurs, and Startups Nesconset, NY US
7:00 PM ET
May 2015
1
Intellectual Property Basics for Inventors, Entrepreneurs, and Startups Nesconset, NY US
7:00 PM ET
2
Innovation Family Festival Washington, D.C., US
11:30 AM ET
12
Colorado Bar Association and Mi Casa Resouce Center Denver, CO US
8:30 AM MT
14
Patent Public Advisory Committee Quarterly Meeting - May 2015 Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
9:00 AM ET
16
Detroit Saturday Seminar Detroit, MI US
10:00 AM ET
21
USPTO Webinar for Patent Pro Se, Pro Bono, and Law School Clinic Certification Programs Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
2:00 PM ET
24
Ideashares Radio Show Nashville, TN US
1:00 PM CT
June 2015
1
Nashville Regional Launch of the Patent Pro Bono Program Nashville, TN US
3:30 PM CT
2
Patent Technology Center 3700 Customer Partnership Information
8:30 AM ET
2
PTAB Boardside Chat Webinar - June 2, 2015 Virtual
12:00 PM ET
3
Patent Technology Center 3700 Customer Partnership Information
8:30 AM ET
3
Protecting Your IP in the Age of the Collaborative Economy San Francisco, CA US
8:30 AM PT
3
Memphis Regional Launch of the Patent Pro Bono Program Memphis, TN US
3:30 PM CT
5
Trademark Public Advisory Committee Quarterly Meeting - June 2015 Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
9:00 AM ET
8
2015 Legal Secretaries & Administrators' Conference Alexandria, VA US
8:00 AM ET
9
2015 Legal Secretaries & Administrators' Conference Alexandria, VA US
8:00 AM ET
9
Future of Urban Innovation Summit New York, NY US
8:45 AM ET
18
PTAB & AIPLA Bench & Bar Conference Alexandria , VA US
1:00 PM ET
22
Vermont Launch of the Patent Pro Bono Program Burlington, VT US
10:00 AM ET
26
#USPTOJobsCA15: Patent Examiner Career Open House (San Jose) San Jose, CA US
9:00 AM PT
27
#USPTOJobsCA15: Patent Examiner Career Open House (San Jose) San Jose, CA US
9:00 AM PT
28
#USPTOJobsCA15: Patent Examiner Career Open House (San Jose) San Jose, CA US
9:00 AM PT
July 2015
8
3rd Additive Manufacturing Partnership Meeting , US
1:00 PM ET
14
PTAB Boardside Chat July 14, 2015 Webinar Virtual
12:00 PM ET
14
Patent Quality Chat Webinar — Face-to-Face Examiner Interviews, A Demonstration of USPTO Tools Virtual and
, US
12:00 PM ET
15
Riverside, CA PTRC Public Training Program Riverside, CA US
9:00 AM ET
20
AIPLA’s 19th Annual Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Seminar San Francisco, CA US
8:00 AM ET
21
AIPLA’s 19th Annual Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Seminar San Francisco, CA US
8:00 AM ET
23
AIPLA’s 19th Annual Patent Cooperation Treaty Seminar Alexandria, VA, US
8:00 AM ET
24
AIPLA’s 19th Annual Patent Cooperation Treaty Seminar Alexandria, VA, US
8:00 AM ET
29
IIPLA Global IP Summit 2015 - Improving Global Prosecution London, UK, US
7:30 AM ET
29
USPTO Patent Quality Overview Virtual and
New York, NY US
5:15 PM ET
30
IIPLA Global IP Summit 2015 - Improving Global Prosecution London, UK, US
7:30 AM ET
30
USPTO Patent Quality Overview Virtual and
New York, NY US
5:15 PM ET
August 2015
4
Buffalo, NY PTRC Public Training Program , IN US
12:00 AM ET
4
PTAB to Host Fourth Boardside Chat Webinar on Tuesday, August 4 Virtual
12:00 PM ET
4
PTAB to Host Fourth Boardside Chat Webinar on Tuesday, August 4 Virtual
12:00 PM ET
10
Patent Basics for Inventors, Entrepreneurs, and Startups New York, NY US
6:30 PM ET
10
The Ultimate Inventor Assistance Virtual and
New York, NY US
6:30 PM ET
11
Patent Quality Chat Webinar — Measuring Patent Quality Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
12:00 PM ET
11
Patent Basics for Inventors, Entrepreneurs, and Startups New York, NY US
6:30 PM ET
11
The Ultimate Inventor Assistance Virtual and
New York, NY US
6:30 PM ET
12
Biotechnology/Chemical/Pharmaceutical Customer Partnership- September 14, 2015
2:30 PM ET
13
eMod Patent Center Focus Sessions Alexandria, VA US
1:00 PM ET
19
2015 PPAC Annual Report Planning Meeting Virtual
3:00 PM ET
20
Patent Public Advisory Committee Quarterly Meeting - August 2015 Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
8:30 AM ET
24
USPTO Co-Hosts Cross-Country Roadshows on Patent Quality and AIA Trials Santa Clara, CA, US
9:00 AM PT
25
USPTO Co-Hosts Cross-Country Roadshows on Patent Quality and AIA Trials Santa Clara, CA, US
9:00 AM PT
26
USPTO Co-Hosts Cross-Country Roadshows on Patent Quality and AIA Trials Dallas, TX, US
9:00 AM CT
28
USPTO Co-Hosts Cross-Country Roadshows on Patent Quality and AIA Trials Alexandria, VA, US
9:00 AM ET
28
Intellectual Property Iconathon Alexandria, VA US
10:00 AM ET
September 2015
1
Launch of the IP Clinic and PatentConnect Pro Bono Program Bloomington, IN US
12:00 PM ET
8
America’s Small Business Development Center (ASBDC) Conference , US
8:00 AM PT
9
America’s Small Business Development Center (ASBDC) Conference , US
8:00 AM PT
10
USPTO Improvements Focus Session (3 components: eMod Patent Center, Global Dossier, and Call Center) Alexandria , VA US
9:00 AM ET
10
America’s Small Business Development Center (ASBDC) Conference , US
8:00 AM PT
10
An Evening with USPTO: Where IP, Technology & Law Intersect (Austin) Austin, TX US
5:30 PM CT
10
An insider's view of the new Silicon Valley U.S. Patent & Trademark Office San Jose, CA US
5:30 PM PT
11
Global Dossier Focus Session Alexandria, VA US
9:00 AM ET
11
America’s Small Business Development Center (ASBDC) Conference , US
8:00 AM PT
11
An Evening with USPTO: Where IP, Technology & Law Intersect (Austin) Austin, TX US
5:30 PM CT
12
America’s Small Business Development Center (ASBDC) Conference , US
8:00 AM PT
14
Global Dossier Focus Session Alexandria, VA US
9:00 AM ET
15
Exporting for Small Business Owners and Lenders Supporting Global Opportunities San Jose, CA US
9:00 AM PT
16
Indianapolis IN PTRC Public Training Program Indianapolis, , IN US
10:00 AM ET
16
What To Expect When Filing A Patent: The Patent Examination Process New York, NY US
6:30 PM ET
16
An Evening with USPTO: Where IP, Technology & Law Intersect (Houston) Houston, TX US
5:30 PM CT
17
USPTO New Initiatives Focus Session (eMod Patent Center and Global Dossier) Alexandria, VA US
9:00 AM ET
17
What To Expect When Filing A Patent: The Patent Examination Process New York, NY US
6:30 PM ET
17
An Evening with USPTO: Where IP, Technology & Law Intersect (Houston) Houston, TX US
5:30 PM CT
17
An Evening with USPTO: Where IP, Technology & Law Intersect (Dallas) Dallas, TX US
5:30 PM CT
18
#USPTOTxJobs15: Patent Examiner Career Open House (Dallas, TX) - Day One Dallas, TX US
9:00 AM CT
18
An Evening with USPTO: Where IP, Technology & Law Intersect (Dallas) Dallas, TX US
5:30 PM CT
19
#USPTOTxJobs15: Patent Examiner Career Open House (Dallas, TX) – Day Two Dallas, TX US
10:30 AM CT
24
Advanced Seminar on the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) , US
8:00 AM ET
24
PatentsView Inventor Disambiguation Workshop Alexandria, VA US
8:30 AM ET
25
Advanced Seminar on the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) , US
8:00 AM ET
25
Trademark Public Advisory Committee Quarterly Meeting - September 2015 Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
9:00 AM ET
26
Innovation Festival 2015 Washington, DC US
10:00 AM ET
27
Innovation Festival 2015 Washington, DC US
10:00 AM ET
October 2015
1
PTAB Boardside Chat about Proposed AIA Trial Rules Virtual
12:00 PM ET
8
ALA’s 2015 Intellectual Property Conference for Legal Professionals , US
10:45 AM ET
8
Congressional Trademark Caucus Relaunch Washington, DC US
2:30 PM ET
13
Patent Quality Chat Webinar — Special Programs for Patent Prosecution Virtual and
, US
12:00 PM ET
14
Patent Application Filing and Management Focus Session Alexandria, VA US
9:30 AM ET
14
Launch Event for the Chicago-Kent Patent Hub Chicago, IL US
5:00 PM CT
15
IP Primer and Considerations for Inventors, Entrepreneurs, and Startups New York, NY US
6:30 PM ET
16
Silicon Valley StartUp Conference San Jose, CA US
9:00 AM PT
16
IP Primer and Considerations for Inventors, Entrepreneurs, and Startups New York, NY US
6:30 PM ET
17
USPTO Detroit Saturday Seminar Detroit, MI US
10:30 AM ET
21
Alexandria, Virginia - Software Partnership Meeting on October 21, 2015 Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
11:30 AM ET
21
Silicon Valley Open House for San Jose City Employees San Jose, CA US
11:30 AM PT
21
Patent Quality Roundtable Denver, CO US
2:00 PM MT
28
STEM Community Outreach
1:00 PM ET
30
Third Annual Safety Datapalooza Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
9:00 AM ET
November 2015
3
Trademark Fee Proposal Hearing Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
1:30 PM ET
4
Patent Quality Discussion Series – Michigan event Auburn Hills, MI US
9:00 AM ET
5
eMod Patent Center and Global Dossier Information Session Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
2:00 PM ET
6
Patent Quality Discussion Series – North Carolina event Durham, NC US
9:00 AM ET
10
Midwest Regional Office Press Tour Detroit, MI US
10:00 AM ET
10
Roundtable - Invention: Does Gender Matter? Virtual and
Richardson, TX US
10:00 AM CT
10
Watch in Silicon Valley USPTO - Patent Quality Chat Webinar San Jose, CA US
9:00 AM PT
10
Patent Quality Chat Webinar — Update on the Enhanced Patent Quality Initiative Virtual and
, US
12:00 PM ET
10
Invention: Does Gender Matter - Networking Lunch Richardson, TX US
11:45 AM CT
10
Silicon Valley USPTO Trademark Tuesday—”Lunch and Learn” San Jose, CA US
12:00 PM PT
17
STEM Community Outreach Mt. Clemens, MI US
3:00 PM ET
17
Collegiate Inventors Competition Expo and Awards Ceremony Alexandria, VA US
3:00 PM ET
17
Info Session: Ombudsman, Prior Art Search, and Interview Practice San Jose, CA US
3:30 PM PT
18
Info Session: Ombudsman, Prior Art Search, and Interview Practice San Jose, CA US
3:30 PM PT
19
Patent Public Advisory Committee Quarterly Meeting - November 2015 Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
9:00 AM ET
19
Patent Public Advisory Committee Fee Setting Hearing Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
2:00 PM ET
19
Patent "Lunch and Learn" San Jose, CA US
12:00 PM PT
23
Delaware Patent Pro Bono Program Launch Wilmington, DE US
1:00 PM ET
December 2015
7
IPR Protection, Cross-Licensing and International Trade Shows San Jose, CA US
1:00 PM PT
7
Midwest Regional Office IP Attaché Outreach Virtual and
Detroit, MI US
4:00 PM ET
8
Silicon Valley USPTO Trademark Tuesday—”Lunch and Learn” San Jose, CA US
12:00 PM PT
10
Legal Secretaries & Administrators’ Conference , US
8:00 AM ET
11
Legal Secretaries & Administrators’ Conference , US
8:00 AM ET
11
Trademark Public Advisory Committee Executive Session Alexandria, VA US
11:00 AM ET
12
Denver Saturday Seminar Denver, CO US
10:00 AM MT
17
Patent "Lunch and Learn" San Jose, CA US
12:00 PM PT
January 2016
7
Hosting Program on Ex Parte Appeals and AIA Trials Dallas, TX US
9:00 AM CT
8
Silicon Valley USPTO Public Tour San Jose, CA US
12:00 PM PT
12
Global Dossier Information Session , US
9:00 AM ET
12
Watch at Silicon Valley USPTO - Patent Quality Chat Webinar San Jose, CA US
9:00 AM PT
12
Patent Quality Chat Webinar (2016 Series) – Topic Submission for Case Studies and Post Grant Outcomes Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
12:00 PM ET
12
Trademark Tuesday—”Lunch and Learn” San Jose, CA US
12:00 PM PT
14
Global Dossier Information Session , US
9:00 AM ET
19
Introduction to Patents and Trademarks Workshop Detroit, MI US
4:00 PM ET
21
Patent "Lunch and Learn" San Jose, CA US
12:00 PM PT
25
AIA Live Hearing Midwest Regional Office Detroit, MI US
9:00 AM ET
26
AIA Live Hearing Midwest Regional Office Detroit, MI US
10:00 AM ET
26
Patents and Trademarks: Protecting Your Intellectual Property San Jose, CA US
10:00 AM PT
26
Introduction to Patent and Trademark Searching Detroit, MI US
4:00 PM ET
27
Patents and Trademarks: Protecting Your Intellectual Property San Jose, CA US
10:00 AM PT
27
STEM Community Outreach Detroit, MI US
4:00 PM ET
29
USPTO Texas Regional Inventors Conference Dallas, TX US
9:30 AM ET
February 2016
1
Super Bowl City Patent Examiner 1-on-1 Meetings San Francisco, CA US
2:00 PM PT
2
PTAB Boardside Chat February 2, 2016 at noon Virtual
12:00 PM ET
2
Super Bowl City Patent Examiner 1-on-1 Meetings San Francisco, CA US
2:00 PM PT
3
Super Bowl City Patent Examiner 1-on-1 Meetings San Francisco, CA US
2:00 PM PT
4
Patent Public Advisory Committee Quarterly Meeting - February 2016 Alexandria, VA US
9:00 AM ET
4
Super Bowl City Patent Examiner 1-on-1 Meetings San Francisco, CA US
2:00 PM PT
5
Silicon Valley USPTO Public Tour San Jose, CA US
12:00 PM PT
5
Super Bowl City Patent Examiner 1-on-1 Meetings San Francisco, CA US
2:00 PM PT
9
Patent Quality Chat Webinar (2016 Series) – First Inventor to File (FITF) Patent Prosecution Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
12:00 PM ET
9
Midwest Regional Office USPTO Trademark Tuesday — "Lunch and Learn" Detroit, MI US
12:30 PM ET
9
Trademark Tuesday San Jose, CA US
12:00 PM PT
10
Cybersecurity Partnership Meeting San Jose, CA US
8:30 AM PT
10
PTAB Tips and Strategies for Trials and Appeals San Jose, CA US
12:30 PM PT
11
Veteran Internship Program (VIP) Information Session Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
1:00 PM ET
11
WebEx Training for Administrative Professionals Detroit, MI US
2:00 PM ET
11
Speed Dating for Startups San Jose, CA US
5:00 PM PT
12
Trademark Public Advisory Committee Quarterly Meeting - February 2016 Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
9:00 AM ET
17
Pennsylvania Patent Pro Bono Program Launch Event Philadelphia, PA US
6:30 PM ET
18
Midwest Regional Office Patent — “Lunch and Learn” Detroit, MI US
12:30 PM ET
18
Patent Brown Bag "Lunch and Learn" San Jose, CA US
12:00 PM PT
18
Pennsylvania Patent Pro Bono Program Launch Event Philadelphia, PA US
6:30 PM ET
19
Midwest Regional Office Public Tour Detroit, MI US
12:00 PM ET
22
San Jose CA PTRC Public Training Program San Jose, CA US
10:00 AM PT
23
USPTO Texas Regional Office Trademark Seminar Dallas, TX US
9:00 AM CT
23
San Jose CA PTRC Public Training Program San Jose, CA US
10:00 AM PT
24
PTAB/TTAB Stadium Tour - Dedman School of Law Dallas, TX US
12:00 PM CT
26
PTAB/TTAB Stadium Tour - Emory Law School Atlanta, GA US
12:00 PM ET
March 2016
1
PTAB/TTAB Stadium Tour - University of Missouri School of Law Columbia, MO US
9:00 AM CT
2
New Science of Innovation Videos and Live Twitter Chat Virtual
1:00 PM ET
3
TTABVUE USERS FORUM Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
1:00 PM ET
4
#USPTOJobsHQ16: Patent Examiner Career Open House Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
9:00 AM ET
4
PTAB/TTAB Stadium Tour - S.J. Quinney College of Law Salt Lake City, UT US
11:00 AM MT
4
Silicon Valley USPTO Public Tour San Jose, CA US
12:00 PM PT
5
#USPTOJobsHQ16: Patent Examiner Career Open House Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
9:00 AM ET
8
Patent Quality Chat Webinar (2016 Series) – Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC) System Update and a Glossary Pilot Report Out Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
12:00 PM ET
8
Trademark Tuesday Detroit, MI US
12:30 PM ET
8
Trademark Tuesday San Jose, CA US
12:00 PM PT
9
National Medal of Technology and Innovation Informational Webinar 2016 Alexandria, VA US
2:00 PM ET
9
Info Session For Design Patent Examiner Positions San Jose, CA US
12:00 PM PT
10
The 11th Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute Alexandria, VA, US
7:30 AM ET
11
The 11th Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute Alexandria, VA, US
7:30 AM ET
17
Patent Lunch and Learn Detroit, MI US
12:30 PM ET
23
Request for Information Related to Intellectual Property, Genetic Resources and Associated Traditional Knowledge
3:00 PM ET
23
Trademark Basics: What Every Small Business Should Know Now, Not Later New York, NY US
6:30 PM ET
24
USPTO Texas Regional Office of Petitions Seminar Dallas, TX US
10:00 AM CT
24
Trademark Basics: What Every Small Business Should Know Now, Not Later New York, NY US
6:30 PM ET
31
Women Entrepreneurs: Special Considerations New York, NY US
6:30 PM ET
April 2016
1
Silicon Valley USPTO Public Tour San Jose, CA US
12:00 PM PT
1
Women Entrepreneurs: Special Considerations New York, NY US
6:30 PM ET
5
PTAB Boardside Chat April 5, 2016 at Noon Virtual
12:00 PM ET
8
Screening of "CODE - Debugging the Gender Gap" Documentary Alexandria, VA US
1:00 PM ET
12
Excellence in Customer Service: Meet the Regional Offices Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
12:00 PM ET
13
Seminar on WIPO Services and Initiatives - Nashville Nashville, TN US
8:45 AM ET
15
Seminar on WIPO Services and Initiatives - Atlanta Atlanta, GA US
8:45 AM ET
19
USPTO Design Day - Midwest Detroit, MI US
9:00 AM ET
19
Trademark Tuesday Detroit, MI US
12:30 PM ET
19
Trademark Tuesday San Jose, CA US
12:00 PM PT
20
World IP Day Detroit 2016 Southfield, MI US
5:00 PM ET
21
Patent Brown Bag "Lunch and Learn" San Jose, CA US
12:00 PM PT
21
World IP Day Detroit 2016 Southfield, MI US
5:00 PM ET
21
World IP Day 2016 - Bay Area San Jose, CA US
6:00 PM PT
22
WIPO Match: IP Support for Developing Economies - Silicon Valley San Jose, CA US
9:30 AM PT
26
St. Louis, MO PTRC Public Training Program St. Louis, MO US
8:00 AM CT
26
Biotechnology/Chemical/Pharmaceutical Customer Partnership- April 26, 2016 Alexandria, VA US
10:00 AM ET
26
World IP Day at the USPTO Alexandria, VA US
11:00 AM ET
26
PTAB to Host Special Boardside Chat Webinar about New AIA Trial Rules on 4/26 Virtual
12:00 PM ET
26
World IP Day on the Hill Washington, DC US
4:00 PM ET
27
Patent Community Symposium - Midwest Detroit, MI US
8:30 AM ET
27
Patent Quality Community Symposium Alexandria, VA US
9:00 AM ET
27
Patent Community Symposium Dallas, TX US
8:00 AM CT
27
Patent Quality Community Symposium: Rocky Mountain Region Virtual and
Denver, CO US
8:00 AM MT
27
World Intellectual Property Day Expo 2016 Dallas, TX US
10:00 AM CT
27
Patent Community Symposium - Silicon Valley San Jose, CA US
9:00 AM PT
28
Patent Community Symposium - Silicon Valley San Jose, CA US
9:00 AM PT
May 2016
2
Madrid Update Detroit, MI US
2:00 PM ET
5
Patent Public Advisory Committee Quarterly Meeting - May 2016 Alexandria, VA US
9:00 AM ET
6
Silicon Valley USPTO Public Tour San Jose, CA US
12:00 PM PT
10
Patent Quality Chat – Enhancing Examination Evaluation Using the Master Review Form (MRF) Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
12:00 PM ET
10
Trademark Tuesday Detroit, MI US
12:30 PM ET
10
Trademark Tuesday San Jose, CA US
12:00 PM PT
17
New York Intellectual Property Law Association Annual Meeting New York, NY US
12:00 PM ET
18
New York Intellectual Property Law Association Annual Meeting New York, NY US
12:00 PM ET
18
Patent Wednesday Detroit, MI US
12:30 PM ET
18
USPTO Additive Manufacturing Partnership Meeting Alexandria, VA US
1:00 PM ET
19
Seminar for Startups: Protecting your IP Minneapolis, MN US
9:00 AM CT
19
Patent Brown Bag "Lunch and Learn" San Jose, CA US
12:00 PM PT
20
Introduction to Intellectual Property and Midwest USPTO Detroit, MI US
12:00 PM ET
24
#AskUSPTOJobs: Patent Examiner Career Twitter Chat Virtual
2:00 PM ET
25
USPTO Midwest Regional Seminar Kansas City, MO US
10:00 AM CT
25
"Inventing a Better Mousetrap" book-signing by the authors Alexandria, VA US
12:00 PM ET
26
Entrepreneurship Symposium Wilmington, DE US
9:00 AM ET
27
Entrepreneurship Symposium Wilmington, DE US
9:00 AM ET
June 2016
1
Trademark Wednesday "Lunch and Learn" Dallas, TX US
12:30 PM CT
2
Webinar: Patent Examiner Career Info Session - CA & TX Virtual
3:00 PM ET
3
Silicon Valley USPTO Public Tour San Jose, CA US
12:00 PM PT
4
Northern Virginia National Day of Civic Hacking 2016 Alexandria, VA US
8:00 AM ET
5
Northern Virginia National Day of Civic Hacking 2016 Alexandria, VA US
8:00 AM ET
6
IIPLA 2nd Global IP Summit , US
8:00 AM ET
7
IIPLA 2nd Global IP Summit , US
8:00 AM ET
7
PTAB Boardside Chat June 7, 2016 at Noon Virtual
12:00 PM ET
8
DevOpsDays DC Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
8:00 AM ET
8
The Economic Contribution of Technology Licensing Alexandria, VA US
8:30 AM ET
9
DevOpsDays DC Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
8:00 AM ET
10
TPAC Quarterly Meeting June 2016 Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
9:00 AM ET
14
Patent Quality Chat – eCommerce Modernization (eMod): Improving the Electronic Patent Application Process Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
12:00 PM ET
14
Trademark Tuesday Detroit, MI US
12:30 PM ET
14
Trademark Tuesday San Jose, CA US
12:00 PM PT
15
Innovation Matters , US
12:00 PM ET
15
Patent Wednesday Detroit, MI US
12:30 PM ET
15
USPTO and AIPLA Co-Sponsoring Second Annual PTAB Bench & Bar Conference on June 15 Alexandria, VA US
1:00 PM ET
15
Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Seminar San Jose, CA US
1:00 PM PT
16
Accessing Relevant Prior Art and Global Dossier Information Session San Jose, CA US
9:00 AM PT
16
Patent Brown Bag "Lunch and Learn" San Jose, CA US
12:00 PM PT
17
Introduction to Intellectual Property and Midwest USPTO Detroit, MI US
12:00 PM ET
18
Saturday Seminar - Silicon Valley San Jose, CA US
10:00 AM PT
21
Patent Quality Chat – SPECIAL ENGAGEMENT – Evaluating Subject Matter Eligibility Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
12:00 PM ET
22
Trademark Madrid Protocol: Update and Tips for Users San Jose, CA US
1:00 PM PT
23
2016 Legal Secretaries and Administrators’ Conference Alexandria , VA US
8:00 AM ET
23
Patent Trial and Appeal Board Hearing at Midwest Regional Office Detroit, MI US
9:00 AM ET
23
PTAB to Host Special Boardside Chat on June 23, 2016 at noon to Demo a new PTAB E2E system Virtual
12:00 PM ET
24
2016 Legal Secretaries and Administrators’ Conference Alexandria , VA US
8:00 AM ET
24
Public Meeting: Report Out on the comments to the TTAB’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Alexandria, VA US
1:00 PM ET
24
Public Meeting on TTAB’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
1:00 PM ET
28
USPTO IP and 3D Printing Conference Alexandria, VA US
9:00 AM ET
28
Patent and Trademark Seminar San Antonio, TX US
8:00 AM CT
28
IP and 3D Printing Conference Dallas, TX US
8:00 AM CT
28
USPTO IP and 3D Printing Conference at Midwest Regional Office Detroit, MI US
9:00 AM ET
28
Legal and Policy Considerations of Intellectual Property in 3D Printing Denver, CO US
7:30 AM MT
28
USPTO IP and 3D Printing Conference at Silicon Valley San Jose, CA US
9:30 AM PT
29
Bring your own lunch & learn about Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC) Dallas, TX US
11:30 AM CT
29
Innovation to Power the Nation (and the World): Reinventing our Climate Future Virtual and
Washington, DC US
1:00 PM ET
30
Biotechnology, Chemical and Pharmaceutical Partnership Meeting Dallas, TX US
9:00 AM CT
30
Biotechnology/Chemical/Pharmaceutical Customer Partnership- June 30, 2016 Alexandria, VA US
10:00 AM ET
30
Second Anniversary Celebration & Reception Denver, CO US
4:30 PM MT
July 2016
1
Silicon Valley USPTO Public Tour San Jose, CA US
12:00 PM PT
1
Second Anniversary Celebration & Reception Denver, CO US
4:30 PM MT
6
Trademarks Lunch and Learn Dallas, TX US
12:30 PM CT
12
Patent Technology Centers 3600 & 3700 Customer Partnership
8:30 AM ET
12
Patent Quality Chat – Opportunities for Examiner Interviews: First Action Interview Pilot and General Practice Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
12:00 PM ET
12
Trademark Tuesday Detroit, MI US
12:30 PM ET
12
Trademark Tuesday San Jose, CA US
12:00 PM PT
13
Patent Technology Centers 3600 & 3700 Customer Partnership
8:30 AM ET
15
Introduction to Intellectual Property and Midwest USPTO Detroit, MI US
12:00 PM ET
17
2016 National Summer Teacher Institute East Lansing, MI US
8:00 AM ET
18
2016 National Summer Teacher Institute East Lansing, MI US
8:00 AM ET
19
2016 National Summer Teacher Institute East Lansing, MI US
8:00 AM ET
20
2016 National Summer Teacher Institute East Lansing, MI US
8:00 AM ET
20
Patent Wednesday Detroit, MI US
12:30 PM ET
21
2016 National Summer Teacher Institute East Lansing, MI US
8:00 AM ET
21
Patent Brown Bag "Lunch and Learn" San Jose, CA US
12:00 PM PT
22
2016 National Summer Teacher Institute East Lansing, MI US
8:00 AM ET
25
AIPLA’s 20th Annual Patent Cooperation Treaty Seminar Virtual and
, US
8:00 AM ET
26
AIPLA’s 20th Annual Patent Cooperation Treaty Seminar Virtual and
, US
8:00 AM ET
26
Patent and Trademark Seminar El Paso, TX US
8:00 AM MT
26
Denver, CO PTRC Public Training Program Denver, CO US
10:00 AM MT
26
CANCELLED - PTAB to Host Special Boardside Chat on 7/26 to Meet New Chief Judge David Ruschke Virtual
12:00 PM ET
26
Overview of the Patent Pro Bono Program and Ethical Issues in Representing Pro Bono Clients at Silicon Valley USPTO San Jose, CA US
12:00 PM PT
27
Patent and Trademark Seminar El Paso, TX US
8:00 AM MT
27
Denver, CO PTRC Public Training Program Denver, CO US
10:00 AM MT
27
PTAB E2E Boardside Chat July 27, 2016 at Noon Virtual
12:00 PM ET
27
Overview of the Patent Pro Bono Program and Ethical Issues in Representing Pro Bono Clients (Los Angeles) Los Angeles, CA US
6:00 PM PT
28
Overview of the Patent Pro Bono Program and Ethical Issues in Representing Pro Bono Clients (San Diego) San Diego, CA US
12:00 PM PT
August 2016
2
CANCELLED - PTAB Boardside Chat August 2, 2016 at Noon Virtual
12:00 PM ET
3
Meet the Trademark Experts Dallas, TX US
12:30 PM CT
5
Silicon Valley USPTO Public Tour San Jose, CA US
12:00 PM PT
8
Dallas Area Paralegal Association (DAPA) Petition's Seminar Dallas, TX US
12:00 PM CT
9
Patent Formality Review and Petitions Dallas, TX US
10:00 AM CT
9
Patent Quality Chat – The Post-Prosecution Pilot: A New After Final Collaboration Program Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
12:00 PM ET
9
Trademark Tuesday Detroit, MI US
12:30 PM ET
9
Trademark Tuesday San Jose, CA US
12:00 PM PT
12
Salt Lake City Regional Conference for Inventors, Makers and Entrepreneurs Salt Lake City, UT US
8:00 AM MT
13
Salt Lake City Regional Conference for Inventors, Makers and Entrepreneurs Salt Lake City, UT US
8:00 AM MT
13
Intellectual Property Seminar At Hawaii State Library PTRC (Honolulu, HI) Honolulu, HI US
10:30 AM HT
17
2016 PPAC Annual Report Planning Meeting Virtual
8:30 AM ET
17
Patent Wednesday Detroit, MI US
12:30 PM ET
18
Patent Public Advisory Committee Quarterly Meeting Alexandria, VA US
9:00 AM ET
18
Meet the Patent Experts Dallas, TX US