2017 Legal Secretaries and Administrators' Conference
June 1-2, 2017
AIPLA Past Presidents' Conference Center
1400 Crystal Drive, Suite 600
This conference, co-sponsored by AIPLA and the United States Patent & Trademark Office, has been an ongoing outreach program since 1979 and has been a source of help and information for hundreds of legal secretaries and administrators.
This conference is provided to offer legal secretaries and administrators from private corporations and law firms training in Patent & Trademark Office operations, services and procedures.
Ask Questions in Advance
If you have any specific questions for USPTO personnel in advance of the session, please email Dale Shaw at firstname.lastname@example.org, so they can be handled in the classroom for the full benefit of all.
For any specific questions regarding program registration, please contact Jacinta Greene at 703.412.1303 or
Topics of Discussion*
America Invents Act: Overview and Current Changes that Have Taken Place
Information Dissemination Organization
Management Information Systems
Office of Finance
Office of Petitions
Overview of PCT & Prosecuting International Applications
Overview of the Patent Process
Patent Application Processing
Patent Legal Administration
Technology Center Operations
*Topics of Discussion Subject to Change