Patent Relations With the USPTO

This Committee focuses on all phases of patent activity of the USPTO as it affects patent policy, practice and procedure.
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Key Initiatives

  • The committee serves as a resource to the membership and AIPLA Board. 
  • It also considers impacts of legislative initiatives, analyzes USPTO proposals for changes in patent practice, drafts position papers for the AIPLA Board, and interacts with USPTO officials on matters of mutual interest and concern.  
  • The committee also tries to have a USPTO official present at all Committee meetings to respond directly to concerns of practitioners.

How You Can Participate

Participation is open to all AIPLA members. Become an AIPLA member and login in and join the committee in your profile. Once you join, please visit the Online Community and begin engaging with your peers.