October 31, 2011 Webinar Hosted by Senior Officials of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to Discuss the America Invents Act

By: Mary K. Murray, Ph.D.

Yesterday afternoon, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced that it would host a webinar on October 31, 2011 at 1 p.m. with senior agency officials to discuss the USPTO’s plans to implement the America Invents Act and to take questions regarding the Act. Click here for a copy of the press release. Key USPTO officials scheduled to participate in the webinar include:

  • David Kappos, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO
  • Teresa Stanek Rea, Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the USPTO
  • Robert L. Stoll, Commissioner for Patents
  • Bernard Knight, USPTO General Counsel
  • James D. Smith, BPAI Chief Administrative Patent Judge

The webinar will be moderated by Peter Pappas, Chief Communications Officer and Senior Advisor to the Under Secretary.

Questions for discussion in the webinar can be submitted in advance here.

Webcast viewing instructions and call-in information can be found here.

If you would like to discuss the implications of the new America Invents Act for your business and intellectual property strategy, please call either your counsel at our firm or Mary Murray, Ph.D., Esq. at 978-341-0036.
 

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By: Mary K. Murray, Ph.D.

Yesterday afternoon, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced that it would host a webinar on October 31, 2011 at 1 p.m. with senior agency officials to discuss the USPTO’s plans to implement the America Invents Act and to take questions regarding the Act. Click here for a copy of the press release. Key USPTO officials scheduled to participate in the webinar include:

  • David Kappos, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO
  • Teresa Stanek Rea, Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the USPTO
  • Robert L. Stoll, Commissioner for Patents
  • Bernard Knight, USPTO General Counsel
  • James D. Smith, BPAI Chief Administrative Patent Judge

The webinar will be moderated by Peter Pappas, Chief Communications Officer and Senior Advisor to the Under Secretary.

Questions for discussion in the webinar can be submitted in advance here.

Webcast viewing instructions and call-in information can be found here.

If you would like to discuss the implications of the new America Invents Act for your business and intellectual property strategy, please call either your counsel at our firm or Mary Murray, Ph.D., Esq. at 978-341-0036.
 

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