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USPTO Roadshow

USPTO Roadshow

The North Carolina Bar Association
Intellectual Property Law Section
Patent Law Subcommittee
is honored to host:

United States Patent and Trademark Office
2017 Fall Patent Quality Discussion Series 

Live | Wednesday, January 25, 2017
10 a.m. – 1 p.m. | NC Bar Center
Cary, NC

Free of Charge
Parking will be available
Lunch available for all registered participants.
To register, please RSVP to lcain@olivelawgroup.com

In response to seven executive actions issued by President Obama on June 4, 2013, to refine and create greater transparency in the patent process the USPTO has started a number of campaigns to educate and discuss with the national body of Intellectual Property attorneys, in order to facilitate greater comprehension and quality in executing patent prosecutions and other interactions with the patent office.

Guest Speakers Include:

  • Senior Advisors to the Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO
  • Director of the Office of Patent Quality Assurance, USPTO
  • Deputy Commissioner for Patent Quality, USPTO

Preliminary Schedule:


Noon – 1:00pm

  • Lunch and collaborative §101 discussion