PTAB Inventor Hour webinar: Episode 9

Are you an inventor or new to Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB or Board) proceedings?

Join us on Thursday, June 23, 2022, at noon ET, for the next PTAB Inventor Hour webinar to learn more about ex parte appeals, America Invents Act (AIA) proceedings, and PTAB operations.

Each Inventor Hour webinar episode includes content about ex parte appeals and/or AIA proceedings, such as practice tips and case studies. Each webinar also introduces a board decision maker, like an administrative patent judge (APJ), a PTAB staff member, or an inventor, to help you learn more about those working behind the scenes and other inventors' experiences.

Episode 9 will cover these topics:

  • Meet an inventor: A conversation with Brian Fried of the National Inventor Club
  • Ex parte appeal byte: What is an appeal brief (including a discussion about parts of a brief and a new tool to help prepare a brief)
  • IP History: Patent models - a look back in time to when patent applications included submission of a physical model of an invention

A question-and-answer session will follow the presentations. Please send questions before or during the webinar to


The event is free and open to all. Captioning service will be provided.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation, please submit your request to the contact information above.

This event is part of a series: Inventor Hour