2019 PTAB Bench + Bar
June 27, 2019 1:00 PM to 5:15 PM (Eastern Daylight Time)
Alexandria, VA, United States
Peek Behind the PTAB Curtain
Get an edge by engaging directly with PTAB & USPTO staff.
The 2019 Patent Trial and Appeal Board Bench & Bar program helps you give your best to your clients by giving you an all-in-one afternoon of sessions on Trial Proceedings Before the Patent Trial & Appeal Board.
Accelerate your knowledge on PTAB trial proceedings and surge ahead of your competition.
The PTAB Bench & Bar program is a half-day detailed program designed for new and experienced practitioners who want useful content to help them in their practice before the PTAB.
Participants will participate in breakout sessions on hot topics, including on:
- New motion to amend pilot procedure
- Real parties-in-interest
- Sur-replies and supplemental information
- Rehearing requests
- USPTO Director Iancu
- USPTO Chief Administrative Judge Scott Boalick
- Administrative Patent Judges
- Other USPTO personnel
- Experienced PTAB practitioners
- Precedential PTAB Decisions
- POP Review Process
- Serial Petitions
- Discretionary Denials
- Pre-Institution Strategies for Petitioners and Patent Owners
AIPLA Files Amicus Brief in 1-800 Contacts v. FTC
June 19, 2019The American Intellectual Property Law Association on June 14, 2019, filed an amicus brief in 1-800 Contacts v. Federal Trade Commission.
IPP Far East Committee Visits Taiwan, Singapore
June 18, 2019On April 29 – May 3, 2019, the IPP Far East Committee dispatched a delegation to visit Taiwan and Singapore. The trip delegation was headed up by Patrick Coyne, AIPLA’s Second Vice President, and Tiep Nguyen, the Far East Committee Chair.
No State Sovereign Immunity for University of Minnesota in IPR
June 18, 2019The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on June 14, 2019, held that 11th Amendment Sovereign Immunity does not protect patents owned by individual states from being cancelled via inter partes review (IPR).
AIPLA Attends Meetings of the Industry IP5
June 17, 2019AIPLA attended meetings of the Industry IP5, IP5 Heads of Offices, and the Industry Trilateral in Incheon, Korea June 10-13, 2019.
Chambord French Press Coffeemaker Bodum Gets Trade Dress Win
June 17, 2019The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on June 12, 2019, affirmed a $2 million win for Bodum USA Inc., makers of the Chambord French press coffeemaker, in a trade dress infringement case.