Insights on the Ex Parte Appeal Process

Event Date
  • 4/6/2021   4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Please arrive early for registration
  • Zoom


At the April 6 meeting of the PTAB Committee of the New York Intellectual Property Law Association (NYIPLA), a distinguished group of USPTO officials, including a PTAB Administrative Patent Judge and a TC Director, will return to share insights on ex parte appeal practice. Topics will include:

  • Pre-Appeal Conferences – led by TC Director Joe Thomas and a Supervisory Patent Examiner Brian Sircus
  • Appeal Timelines – led by Judge Michael Cygan
  • Post-Appeal Actions By Applicant – led by PTAB Patent Attorney Thomas Volper 

There will be a Q&A session afterward. This event is free to all NYIPLA members and PTAB Committee members.

CLE Material:

1 CLE credit will be available for attendees.