The PTAB Trial Committee provides up to date information on significant decisions and trends related to inter partes proceedings before the USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board.

These specifically include patent interferences, inter partes review proceedings, post grant review proceedings, covered business method proceedings, and derivation proceedings.

PTAB Trial (1) web
PTAB Trial (2) web

Key Initiatives

  • This Committee operates in cooperation with others in the IP community to develop and promote effective messages to communicate the value of intellectual property as a protectable resource for advancing creativity and innovation, and to promote the procurement of IP protection by individual members of the innovation community, particularly women and diverse inventors. 
  • This Committee will develop and distribute education materials to target audiences, including youth and members of the innovation community (including women inventors, diverse inventors and independent inventors as well as the practitioners who advise them).

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.