PTAB events

PTAB hosts a variety of events to educate stakeholders about practices, procedures, and initiatives. These events include Boardside Chat webinars and Stadium Tours featuring live ex parte and AIA trial hearings. You can view the PTAB events calendar for more details. 

Boardside Chats webinar series

PTAB speakers discuss current PTAB developments and answer attendee questions 

PTAB/TTAB Live Hearing Stadium Tours

PTAB and TTAB judges hold hearings at law schools throughout the country

Request a speaker

Judges can speak to the public about USPTO priorities and initiates. 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 the PTAB or involving its members.

To suggest a topics that you would like to see covered by the PTAB in a future outreach event, please email PTABOutreach@uspto.gov.