Patent Quality Chat – Clarity of the Record Pilot: A Discussion of Findings

A monthly, patent quality webinar series

Speakers for November:
Robin Evans, Director of Technology Center 2800
Marty Rater, Acting Director of the Office of Patent Quality Assurance

The Deputy Commissioner for Patent Quality is pleased to announce the twelfth Patent Quality Chat in the 2016 webinar series on Tuesday, November 8th from noon to 1 pm ET on our Clarity of the Record Pilot.  Director of Technology Center 2800 Robin Evans and Acting Director of the Office of Patent Quality Assurance Marty Rater will discuss the construction of the pilot and our findings.  We invite all attendees to listen in and provide your feedback on what we have identified as key drivers of patent quality.  Improving the clarity of the patent prosecution record is an important step towards enhancing our Excellence in Work Products as a part of the Enhanced Patent Quality Initiative (EPQI) and maintaining high patent quality moving forward.  We hope you will join us for an engaging and enlightening discussion. 

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 (link sends e-mail). Always on the second Tuesday of each month, set a recurring meeting on your calendar to join us!

Each Patent Quality Chat webinar includes a speaker(s) presentation (approximately 20-30 minutes) and time for questions and comments from the virtual audience. All Patent Quality Chats are free and open to all; no registration is required, 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 after an event has concluded. An archive of events from 2015 can be found here.

Webinar access information for the event is available in the Event Summary section of this page.

This is the twelfth event in the 2016 series – see our Patent Quality Chat website for inquiries, for the complete 2016 schedule, and to suggest future topics.