Important USPTO Webinar on March 15

by John Roberts on February 26, 2013

  • Join the USPTO on March 15 for a Webinar Regarding Important Changes in US Patent Procedure
  • Changes Take Effect on March 16 and 19

The USPTO has announced a public forum focused on the first-inventor-to-file, micro entity, and patent fee final rules and guidance. The date for this event is now FRIDAY, MARCH 15TH in the Madison Auditorium on the USPTO’s Alexandria campus from 1:00 to 4 PM Eastern Daylight Time. The first-inventor-to-file final rules and guidance become effective on March 16, 2013, and the micro entity and patent fee final rules become effective on March 19, 2013. Interested parties should attend the forum on FRIDAY, MARCH 15TH to prepare for these changes. Agency experts will share information about the final rules and guidance, and you will have opportunities to ask questions.

Following is the forum agenda and webcast instructions:

1:00 PM Opening Remarks

  • Welcome from Executive

1:15 PM First‐Inventor‐to‐File Final Rules and Guidance

  • Slide Presentation
  • Audience Questions

2:30 PM Break

2:45 PM Micro Entity and Patent Fees: Final Rules

  • Slide Presentation
  • Audience Questions

3:55 PM Closing Remarks

WebEx Webinar Access Information:
Event address for attendees:

Event number: 996 254 133
Event password: 123456

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