Advanced Patent Law Institute


Thursday, January 24, 2013 - Friday, January 25, 2013


Robert Bahr, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; Jared Bobrow, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP; Dale S. Lazar, DLA Piper; John E. Scribner, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP


U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
600 Dulany Street
Alexandria, VA 22313
United States


(512) 475-6700 or




9 am-5:30 pm day one, 8:00 am-3:45 pm day two

CLE Credits:

14.25 hrs, including 2 ethics hrs


This year's program includes updates and new practice tips under the America Invents Act, including keynote by David Kappos, under secretary of commerce for intellectual property and director, the United States Patent and Trademark Office; the new landscape of the post-grant program, including contested proceedings, supplemental examination, inter partes review, examination of covered business method patents and ex parte reexamination; new procedures before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, District Courts and ITC; strategies surrounding the first-to-invent transition; overviews by USPTO staff of their current programs, reissue and third-party preissuance submissions; and more.



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