2017 PTAB “Boardside Chat” Webinar Series

The PTAB is pleased to announce its “Boardside Chat” lunchtime webinar series to be held bi-monthly throughout 2017.  The purpose of the Chats is to update you on current Board activities and statistics as well as to regularly receive your feedback about the same. 

Please find below the previous scheduled Chats.   All Chats are free and open to all.  Also, all Chats will include time for attendee questions and comment.

Please join us for this learning opportunity and dialogue with the PTAB!






Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017




Noon to 1 p.m. Eastern Time

Common evidence issues that occur in AIA trial proceedings before the Board


Judge Sally Medley

Judge Joni Chang

Judge Josiah Cocks

Tuesday, Sep. 12, 2017

Special Boardside Chat with Chief Judge Ruschke celebrating PTAB's Fifth Anniversary

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Chief Judge Ruschke

Jim Brookshire, Executive Director Federal Circuit Bar Association

Lisa Jorgenson, Executive Director, AIPLA

Mark Lauroesch, Executive Director, IPO

Naveen Modi, Paul Hastings, on behalf of the PTAB Bar Association

Todd Walters, Buchanan, Ingersoll and Rooney, on behalf of the ABA IPL Section

Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017

Best practices for presenting prior art and proving a document is a printed publication



Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017

"Chat with the Chief" webinar on current happenings at the Board Chief Judge Ruschke

Webinar Access Information for Dec. 19, 2017 at noon, E.T.: 

Click on the link: https://uspto-events.webex.com/uspto-events/onstage/g.php?MTID=ee88e2383b041f19fc65f81240d41c9ad

Event/Access #: 999 322 546

Event password: ChiefChat2017

Access code: 999 322 546

Click here for previous PTAB Boardside Chats to view earlier chats