Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

PTAB/TTAB Stadium Tour

Program Agenda

 

Northwestern Pritzker School of Law


October 3, 2019

 

Time

Topic

Speakers

9 - 9:50 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast  

10 – 10:15 a.m.

Welcome

Dean Kimberly Yurako;

Assistant Regional Director James Wilson

10:15 - 10:40 a.m.

Overview of USPTO and Patent Trial and Appeals Board (PTAB) Lead Judge Georgianna Braden

10:40 - 11:00 a.m.

Overview of Trademark Trial and Appeals Board (TTAB) Judge Albert Zervas
11 – 11:10 a.m Break  

11:10 - 11:20 a.m.

Introduction of TTAB Ex Parte Appeals Proceedings Law Student #1
11:20 - 11:50 a.m. TTAB Ex Parte Appeals Proceeding

TTAB Panel

11:50 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Introduction of PTAB Ex Parte Appeals Proceeding Law Student #2

12 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

PTAB Ex Parte Appeals Proceeding  PTAB Panel

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch with Law Students  

1:30 p.m. - 1:40 p.m.

Welcome back; and Introduction to TTAB Trial Proceeding

Lead Judge Georgianna Braden; Law Student #3

1:40 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

TTAB Trial Proceeding

TTAB Panel

2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Panel discussion on Advocacy

Moderator

TTAB Judges

PTAB Judges

3:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Break  
3:45 p.m. - 3:55 p.m. Introduction to PTAB Trial Proceeding Law Student #4
3:55 p.m. - 6 p.m. PTAB Trial Proceeding PTAB Panel
6 p.m. - 6:10 p.m. Closing Remarks

Professor Pedraza-Farina; Assistant Regional Director James Wilson

6:10 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Reception