2022 Thought Leader Summit

PTAB Bar Association Thought Leader Summit 2022

November 9, 2022 | United States Patent and Trademark Office

Join us for the PTAB Bar Association Thought Leader Summit 2022 on November 9, 2022 from 2:00pm-5:00pm at the United States Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria, VA. 

The Thought Leader Summit will include a panel discussion focusing on strategies after denial of institution or a final written decision, and lively round table discussions with APJs to discuss Director Vidal‘s decisions and guidance since becoming the Director, post-grant and litigation coordination strategies and pitfalls, motions to amend, ways to handle applicant admitted prior art, strategies surrounding sur-replies and new exhibits, as well as other timely topics.   A networking reception from 5:00pm - 6:30pm will follow the conclusion of the sessions. 

This is an in-person event, and space is limited so register today!

The health & safety of our attendees is our top priority. As we are all aware, COVID protocol is evolving; updates will be provided as they become available. We are closely monitoring local and federal guidelines regarding COVID-19 and working closely with our hospitality partners to ensure that our event will be as safe as possible. As of May 25, 2022, the USPTO has fully reopened and resumed some in-person events. Visitors should review this health questionnaire prior to entering and may not enter facilities if they answer "yes" to any of the questions.  

Please Note:  If you are a member of the PTAB Bar Association or are registering on behalf of someone who is a member of the PTAB Bar Association, please use the Member's email address to register.  

If you need assistance with Registration, please contact support@ptabbar.org