26 Oct 2023


Director Kathi Vidal of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has made an impact at the PTO over the past 18 months. Our Patent Trial and Appeal Board attorneys will discuss these recent developments and what they mean for patent owners and petitioners facing proceedings before the PTAB, including:

  • Discontinuance of Precedential-Opinion-Panel (POP) panels in favor of Director Review and Appeals Review Panel
  • Review of notable Director Review decisions
  • Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking