Insights on Ethics Issues at the USPTO

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


At the May 4 meeting of the of the PTAB Committee of the New York Intellectual Property Law Association (NYIPLA), a distinguished group of USPTO officials, including Lead Administrative Patent Judge Amanda Wieker, from the PTAB and Kimberly Weinreich and Steven Fulk, from the USPTO will return for a special ethics presentation on patent bar admission at the USPTO, pro hac vice admission before the PTAB and the Legal Experience and Advancement Program (LEAP) at the PTAB.

The presentation will include:

  • USPTO Patent Bar Admission - led by Kimberly Weinreich, Attorney at the Office of the Enrollment and Discipline
  • Pro Hac Vice Admission before PTAB - led by Steven Fulk, Patent Attorney, PTAB; and
  • Legal Experience and Advancement Program (LEAP) - led by Judge Amanda Wieker, Administrative Patent Judge

There will be a Q&A session afterward. This event is free to all NYIPLA members and PTAB Committee members, and $25.00 for non-NYIPLA members. 1 Ethics CLE credit will be available for attendees

We look forward to having you join us.

Charley Macedo and Ken Adamo, Co-Chairs, and Rob Rando, Board Liaison for the PTAB Committee