Patent Quality Forum Series

Empowering innovation through enhanced quality


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November 2016
Hosted by USPTO executives in the following areas:

         Washington, DC
           Milwaukee, Wisconsin
           Kansas City, Missouri
           Baton Rouge, Louisiana
           Portland, Oregon

The Patent Quality Forum Series presented senior USPTO executives and patent quality experts who discussed the latest achievements of the Enhanced Patent Quality Initiative (EPQI), highlighted options to participate in current quality programs, and conducted panel discussions where stakeholders shared ideas about enhancing patent quality for 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 



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Patent Quality Forum Series

Event Dates, Locations, and Times 




Local Time


Washington, DC

District of Columbia Bar Office*
1100 K Street NW
Washington DC 20004

* Webcast available for Washington, DC event only.
   Information is available upon registration

4:30-7:30 pm


Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Milwaukee Bar Association Office
424 E Wells Street
Milwaukee  WI 53201

2:00-5:00 pm


Kansas City, Missouri

University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law
500 E 52nd Street
Kansas City MO 64111

6:00-9:00 pm


Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Southern University Law Center
1 Roosevelt Steptoe Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70812

3:00-6:00 pm


Portland, Oregon

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Portland
506 SW Washington Street
Portland OR 97204

3:00-6:00 pm