Patent Quality Chat Webinar – Clarity of the Record

a monthly, patent quality webinar series

The Deputy Commissioner for Patent Quality is pleased to host the inaugural Patent Quality Chat on Tuesday, June 9 from noon to 1 pm EST to share information and collect feedback regarding Clarity of the Record.  This month's speaker is Drew Hirschfeld, Deputy Commission for Patent Examination Policy. 

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 PatentQualityEventParticipationBox@uspto.gov.

Each Patent Quality Chat webinar includes a speaker(s) presentation (approximately 45 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 first event in the 2015 series.  For an archive of Chats and for a schedule of upcoming events, visit our Patent Quality Chat website

The next Chat on July 14 will discuss USPTO tools for face-to-face interviews with examiners.

For inquires about the Patent Quality Chat webinar series, please see our website http://www.uspto.gov/patent/initiatives/patent-quality-chat or contact the Deputy Commissioner for Patent Quality at DeputyCommissionerforPatentQuality@uspto.gov

Future events in this series:

  • TUESDAY, JULY 14 - Face-to-Face Examiner Interviews: A Demonstration of USPTO Tools - Director of Technology Center 2400 Timothy Callahan
  • TUESDAY, AUGUST 11 - Measuring Patent Quality - Deputy Commissioner for Patent Quality Valencia Martin Wallace
  • Future dates of 9/8, 10/13, 11/10 are scheduled and may include topics of Office of Patent Quality Assurance (OPQA) Processes, Compact Prosecution, and Special Programs for Patent Prosecution

For inquires about the Patent Quality Chat webinar series, please see our website http://www.uspto.gov/patent/initiatives/patent-quality-chat