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SENIOR USPTO OFFICIALS DISCUSS PROPOSED AIA RULES AT AIPLA MID-WINTER INSTITUTE

 

1/16/2012
ARLINGTON, VA – Four senior USPTO officials will discuss the newly released proposed rule amendments to implement provisions of the America Invents Act during the AIPLA Mid-Winter Institute, January 23-26 in Las Vegas. These officials will speak each day of the conference:

Deputy Under Secretary and Deputy Director of the USPTO, Teresa Stanek Rea
Commissioner for Patents, Margaret "Peggy" Focarino
Chief Judge of the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences, James Smith, and
General Counsel, Bernie Knight

“We are thrilled to have such high level speakers from the USPTO,” said AIPLA Executive Director Q. Todd Dickinson. “Their presentations will be extremely timely given the January 5 release of proposed rules to implement the AIA.”

Please contact Lorri Ragan if you would like to obtain press credentials for the meeting.

lragan@aipla.org