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Navigating USPTO Pilot Programs (Live MBHB Webinar)

Lawrence H. AaronsonBrett W. ScottMarch 11, 202010:00 am - 11:15 amLive MBHB Webinar Via WebEx

Wed., March. 11, 2020 | 10:00-11:15 a.m. CT | Live MBHB Webinar via WebEx

In this webinar, we will present a survey of various USPTO pilot programs, some less known than others, but all useful in the right circumstances. We will discuss the ins and outs of each program and present some practical prosecution tips and insights. Pilot programs that we will likely cover in some detail include:

  • First Action Interview Pilot Program
  • After Final Consider Pilot Program 2.0
  • Pre-Appeal Brief Request and Conference Pilot Program
  • Expedited Patent Appeal Pilot Program
  • Quick Path IDS Pilot Program
  • Ombudsman Pilot Program
  • Motions to Amend Pilot Program (AIA)
  • Trademark Post-Registration Audit Pilot Program 

We will also briefly touch on other USPTO pilot programs, including some more rare programs and some discontinued programs.

Presenter(s): MBHB partners Lawrence Aaronson and Brett Scott

While there is no fee to participate, all attendees must register in advance and, in order to receive MCLE credit, must participate online and individuallyRegister online here

All registrants will receive an email confirmation and details for online participation.

MCLE credit is pending for the states of California, Illinois, New Jersey,* New York,* North Carolina and Virginia (*via reciprocity).

McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP is committed to educating clients and friends of the firm with respect to significant developments and trends in the areas of intellectual property law.

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