USPTO to Host February 21 Webinar with Senior Agency Officials

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will host a free public webinar with senior agency officials on Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time. USPTO Director David Kappos and other agency leaders will outline proposals for new patent fees, as well as other issues related to the implementation of the Leahy Smith America Invents Act.

Participants in the webinar will answer a selection of questions during the session. Questions should be submitted in advance to for consideration.

WHAT:               USPTO Senior Leadership Webinar

WHEN:               Feb. 21, 2011 at 4:30 p.m. ET

WHO:   David Kappos, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO

Teresa Stanek Rea, Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the USPTO

Peggy Focarino, Commissioner for Patents

Bernard Knight, USPTO General Counsel

James D. Smith, BPAI Chief Administrative Patent Judge

Moderated by Peter Pappas, Chief of Staff

Webcast Viewing Instructions

The address to participate in this online webinar is:

Event number: 998 930 187           Event password: 123456

Teleconference Information – Call-in toll number (US/Canada): +1-408-600-3600 Access code: 998 930 187