Patent Quality Chat Webinar — Improving Global Patent Prosecution

a monthly, patent quality webinar series

The Deputy Commissioner for Patent Quality is pleased to host another Patent Quality Chat on Tuesday, September 8 from noon to 1 pm EST to share information and collect feedback regarding Improving Global Patent Prosecution. This month's speakers are Mark Powell, the Deputy Commissioner for International Patent Cooperation, and Maria Holtmann, Director of International Programs in the Office of International Patent Cooperation (OIPC).

Patent Quality Chat is a monthly, lunchtime webinar series designed to provide information on patent quality topics and gather your input. Webinar participants are encouraged to join the discussion during the event by emailing

Each Patent Quality Chat webinar includes a speaker(s) presentation (approximately 20-30 minutes) and time for questions from the virtual audience. All Patent Quality Chats are free and open to all on a first-come, first-served basis, No CLE credit will be available through the USPTO. Video recordings and any presentation materials from the Patent Quality Chats are posted on our Patent Quality Chat website (link) after an event has concluded.

Webinar access information for the event is available in the left margin.

This is the fourth event in the 2015 series. For an archive of previous Chats and for a schedule of upcoming events, visit our Patent Quality Chat website.

The next Chat will be on October 13.

For inquires about the Patent Quality Chat webinar series, please see our website