May 19, 2010 - 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM EST

USPTO's First Action Interview Pilot Program: Procedures, Benefits, and Drawbacks

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The USPTO's First Action Interview Pilot Program can be a useful tool for both the patent attorney and the applicant. With the expansion of the program, it is extremely important for patent practitioners to understand how the first action interview program will impact the future of patent prosecution. The presenters of this webinar will provide insights into procedures, benefits, and drawbacks of the program. The webinar features perspectives from both a patent practitioner viewpoint and the USPTO viewpoint. Those new to First Action Interview Pilot Program, along with those wishing to keep pace with this new program, will benefit from the material presented in this webinar.

Presented by:
Steven Schwarz, Venable LLP
Robert Stoll, Commissioner for Patents, US Patent and Trademark Office

For registration and more information, visit AIPLA's website.