Patent Quality Conference


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        Advancing Patent Quality Across t
he IP Community

              Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016 | 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. ET
              USPTO Headquarters, Madison Auditorium

Keynote Speaker

Michelle K. Lee

Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property &
Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office

Insights into the Future of Patent Quality
Presentations and Panel Discussions
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Additional Speakers Include:

Key USPTO and EPO Executives
Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Judges

Higher Education Professionals
Patent Practitioners


Free Admission/CLE Credits Pending* - Register for In-Person or Webcast



Booklet of Supporting Materials

For Q&A during the event, please send an email to

*An application is currently pending for 3 Virginia CLE credits, including 1 ethics credit.


Application submitted for Virginia State Bar CLE Credit


Learn more about quality programs
Patent Quality,
how patent quality impacts the U.S. Courts, and
next steps the USPTO is taking to advance patent quality.

Sponsored by: US Patent and Trademark Office, Duke Law Center for
Innovation Policy, and the Santa Clara High Technology Law Institute

For inquiries or questions during the event, please email