Patent Quality Forum Series - Milwaukee WI

Mark your calendars and join us as the Patent Quality Forum Series makes a stop in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on Thursday, November 10, from 2:00 - 5:00 PM CT.  This Forum is hosted by senior USPTO executives and includes presentations focused on the latest achievements of the Enhanced Patent Quality Initiative (EPQI). Also, hear about patent quality programs that you can participate in today and share your ideas on how we can enhance patent quality in the future.

Agenda Topics

  • Update on Patent Quality
  • Clarity of the Record
  • Post-Prosecution Pilot (P3)
  • Post Grant Outcomes Pilot
  • Measuring Patent Quality
  • Panel Discussion 

Speakers 

Valencia Martin Wallace, Deputy Commissioner for Patent Quality
Greg Vidovich, Associate Commissioner for Patent Quality
James Dwyer, Senior Advisor to the Deputy Commissioner for Patent Quality
Andrea Wellington, Senior Advisor to the Deputy Commissioner for Patent Quality
Kathleen Bragdon, Senior Advisor to the Deputy Commissioner for Patent Quality

Christopher Liro, Attorney, Andrus Intellectual Property Lawyers
Shane Delsman, Attorney, Godfrey & Kahn S.C.
Jean Baker, Partner, Quarles & Brady LLP

The event is free and open to the public with limited space. Please register here (link is external) to attend in person.  For inquiries about this event, please email WorldClassPatentQuality@uspto.gov.

Visit Patent Quality Forum Series for more information about this Milwaukee, WI event and the entire Patent Quality Forum Series. 

More information on how the USPTO is enhancing quality throughout the patent process is available at EPQI.