January 24–27, 2022
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The PTAB Tomorrow: Top 5 Most Important Issues Facing the PTAB & New Director in 2022

January 24, 2022 @ 1:00 PM EST

1:00 PM ET
January 24, 2022

The PTAB Tomorrow: Top 5 Most Important Issues Facing the PTAB & New Director in 2022

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With Director Vidal slated to lead the USPTO over the next few years, and pressure from Congress to recalibrate PTAB practice, what is expected under the new administration?  Will discretionary practices under 314(a) change? What other initiatives are expected, or desired for adapting the Board to new litigation and market realities?

CLE Materials

Top Issues for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in 2022

The PTAB Desperately Needs Reform, Not Preservation



Add to Calendar 12/01/2022 2:03 PM America/New_York The PTAB Tomorrow: Top 5 Most Important Issues Facing the PTAB & New Director in 2022

With Director Vidal slated to lead the USPTO over the next few years, and pressure from Congress to recalibrate PTAB practice, what is expected under the new administration?  Will discretionary practices under 314(a) change? What other initiatives are expected, or desired for adapting the Board to new litigation and market realities? CLE Materials Top Issues for the U.S. Patent and…

Session Speakers

Meredith Addy

Co-Founder & Intellectual Property Litigator

AddyHart P.C.

David McCombs

Partner

Haynes and Boone, LLP

Scott McKeown

Scott McKeown

Partner, Chair, PTAB Group

Ropes & Gray

Teresa Rea

Partner, Crowell Moring; Former Acting Director USPTO