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., February 18, 2021




Noon to 1 p.m. Eastern Time

Learn about recent developments for ex parte appeals

Judge Mike Cygan

Judge Kristi Sawert

Patent Attorney Tom Volper


Thu., January 28, 2021

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

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

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

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

Learn about new developments in AIA trials

Vice Chief Judge Michael Tierney

Lead Judge William Saindon


Fri., May 1, 2020

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