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USPTO Dallas Director Search Underway:  The USPTO is looking for a regional director for its Dallas office. The USPTO is growing its presence in North Texas as it gets ready to open a satellite office at the Terminal Annex Federal Building in the near future. The office is expected to provide 100 patent examiners, 20 patent trial appeal board judges, educational outreach, video conferencing capabilities and a phone line that will allow entrepreneurs at the Dallas Entrepreneur Center to connect with resources at the Dallas office. Click here to learn more . . .

  7th Annual Trademark Bootcamp, Alexandria, VA -- June 4-5
  Legal Secretaries and Administrators Conference, Alexandria, VA -- June 8-9
  Electronic & Computer Patent Law Summit, Dallas, TX -- June 16
  AIPLA/USPTO Bench & Bar Conference with the PTAB, Alexandria, VA (and online) -- June 18
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AIPLA Comments to USPTO in Response to "Request for Comments on Enhancing Patent Quality," May 20, 2015 (PDF)

AIPLA Comments
to EPO Select Committee Regarding Adjusted Proposals for Unitary Patent Renewal Fees, May 20, 2015 (PDF)

AIPLA Comments to Office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs & Trademarks, Government of India, on "Draft Guidelines for Search and Examination of Patent Applications,"
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AIPLA Comments to Intellectual Property Office of Singapore in Response to "Request for Comments on US Design Protection,"
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AIPLA Comments to EPO Select Committee Regarding Unitary Patent Renewal Fees, March 19, 2015 (

AIPLA Comments in Response to the USPTO "Request for Comments on 2014 Interim Guidance on Patent Subject Matter Eligibility," March 16, 2015 (

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