A Deeper Dive on the Administrative Procedures Act
May 8, 2020 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
60 Minutes of MCLE
A Deeper Dive on the Administrative Procedure Act: How the USPTO Uses it and What That Means For the IP Community
Introductions and Background on the USPTO Rulemaking Process under the APA
Moderator: Brian Stanton, Stanton Consulting Services, LLC, Alachua, FL
TopicsBalancing the Appeals and Petitions Processes: Potentials, Limits, and Minefields
Paul Kitch, Greer Burns & Crain, Chicago, IL
Obtaining Judicial Review Under the APA: Promises and Pitfalls
Andrew M. Grossman, Baker Hostetler, Washington, DC
Presented by the Patent Agents and Patent-Relations with the USPTO Committees
Grossman, Andrew M.
Baker Hostetler | PartnerAndrew Grossman is co-leader of the firm's national appellate practice.
Greer Burns & Crain | PartnerPaul R. Kitch is a partner with Greer, Burns & Crain in Chicago with significant experience in IP prosecution, litigation, and client counseling.
Stanton Consulting | PrincipalBrian R. Stanton, Ph.D. trained as a molecular geneticist specializing in cancer research. After post graduate work utilizing embryonic stem cell technology to study animal development, he joined the US Patent and Trademark Office where he spent 12 years working in biopharmaceutical patenting.