PTAB Events


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Details about programs produced by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Such events include Chats with the Chief, the Annual Judicial Conference, Boardside Chats, and Stadium Tour stops at law schools.

You can also view the PTAB events calendar to view all PTAB events past and present.


Boardside Chats webinar series

PTAB speakers share best practices by webinar

Chat with the Chief webinar series

The chief judge engages in a two-way conversation on the PTAB with stakeholders by webinar


PTAB Judicial Conference

Coming soon, details about a planned PTAB-hosted conference

PTAB/TTAB Live Hearing Stadium Tour

Educational sessions delivered by PTAB judges being held at law schools throughout the country


Request a speaker

We welcome requests to speak to the public about USPTO priorities and initiatives. To request a PTAB judge to speak at your event, please complete our speaking request form.


Events archive

Details and resources from past events sponsored by PTAB or involving its members

If you have suggestions for other topics that you would like to see covered by the PTAB in a future Outreach event, please email your suggestions to sends e-mail)