PTAB Boardside Chat webinar series

The PTAB Boardside Chat series addresses best practices before the Board and answers questions raised by attendees. The free Boardside Chats are open to all. Register for an upcoming Boardside Chat or peruse presentations from past sessions below.

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Thu., October 21, 2021

Noon to 1 p.m. ET

The Office of the Solicitor at the USPTO

Deputy General Counsel for Intellectual Property Law and Solicitor Thomas Krause

Meeting link

 

Thu., September 30, 2021Noon to 1 p.m. ET

Evaluating common arguments

Judge John Jeffery

Patent Attorney Andreas Baltatzis

Meeting link
Thu., August 19, 2021Noon to 1 p.m. ET

Learn about the PTAB Judicial Law Clerk Program

Senior Lead Administrative Patent Judge  Kalyan Deshpande

Administrative Patent Judge Alyssa Finamore

Lead Administrative Patent Judge Michelle Ankenbrand

PTAB Law Clerk Andrew Kerrick

Associate Laura Nguyen (former PTAB Law Clerk), Latham & Watkins LLP

Partner Sara Tonnies Horton, Willkie, Farr, & Gallagher LLP

 
Thu., July 15, 2021Noon to 1 p.m. ET

Options available after a final rejection

Vice Chief Judge Michael Kim

Judge Michael Cygan

Lead Judge James Worth

Acting Deputy Director of the Office of Petitions Kristen Matter

Meeting link

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Thu., July 1, 202110-11 a.m. ET

Arthrex and interim Director review process

TBDMeeting link
Thu., June 17, 2021

Noon to 1 p.m. ET

Mechanics of admission to practice before the Board

Office of Enrollment and Discipline Attorney Kimberly Weinreich

Supervisory Patent Attorney Steven Fulk  

Meeting link

Caption link

Thu., May 13, 2021

Noon to 1 p.m. ET

Learn about preparing an appeal brief

Vice Chief Judge Janet Gongola

Lead Judge James Worth

Judge Eric Jeschke

Judge Frances Ippolito 

 
Thu., April 22, 2021

Noon to 1 p.m. ET

Learn about remote hearings

Lead Judge Georgianna Braden

Lead Judge Jessica Kaiser

Chief Clerk Erica Swift

Deputy Chief Clerk Kulunie Cannon

PTAB Practitioner David McCombs (Haynes and Boone, LLP)

PTAB Practitioner Pauline Pelletier (Sterne, Kessler, Goldsteien & Fox P . LLC.)

Thu., March 18, 2021

Noon to 1 p.m. ET

Learn about AIA motions practice

Judge Erica Franklin

Judge Eric Jeschke

Thu., February 18, 2021

Noon to 1 p.m. ET

Learn about recent developments for ex parte appeals

Judge Mike Cygan

Judge Kristi Sawert

Patent Attorney Tom Volper

 



 

Thu., January 28, 2021

Noon to 1 p.m. ET

Learn about recent developments for AIA trials

Deputy Chief Judge Jackie Bonilla

Vice Chief Judge Michael Tierney

Lead Judge Kal Deshpande

 



 

Thu., December 10, 2020

Noon to 1 p.m. ET

Learn about multiple petitions, motion to amend, and SOP2-related forms 

Lead Judge William Saindon

Lead Judge Jessica Kaiser

Lead Judge Michelle Ankenbrand 

 

Thu., September 3, 2020

Noon to 1 p.m. ET

Learn the intricacies of ex parte appeals

Vice Chief Judge Michael Kim

Vice Chief Judge Janet Gongola

Judge Annette Reimers

Judge Tara Hutchings

Judge Iftikar Ahmed

 
Thu., July 23, 2020

Noon to 1 p.m. ET

Learn about prioritized programs at the USPTO

Editor of the MPEP, Rob Clarke

Vice Chief Judge William Fink

Lead Judge David McKone

Thu., June 11, 2020

Noon to 1 p.m. ET

Learn about new developments in AIA trials

Vice Chief Judge Michael Tierney

Lead Judge William Saindon

 

 
Fri., May 1, 2020

Noon to 1 p.m. ET

Everything you need to know about appearing before PTAB these days

Chief Judge Scott Boalick

Deputy Chief Judge Jackie Bonilla

Vice Chief Judge Michael Tierney

Acting Vice Chief Judge Michael Kim 

 

 

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View earlier chats at Archive of PTAB Boardside Chat Webinar Series