U.S. Patent & Trademark Office - Inventor Hour Episode 24


NaThanya Ferguson, from the USPTO's Office of Innovation Outreach discussed the USPTO’s Women’s Entrepreneurship (WE) initiative, 1/25/2024

This episode will feature an interview with special guest NaThanya Ferguson, from the USPTO's Office of Innovation Outreach. She will be discussing the USPTO’s Women’s Entrepreneurship (WE) initiative, which is designed to encourage and empower more women founders across America.

Episode 24 1/25/2024  featured:

  • A review of a PTAB case file (Ex parte Damir, Appeal No. 2022-004469), with practice tips to help you succeed in ex parte appeals
  • A segment showcasing the USPTO’s Inventor Collectible Trading Cards, which feature various patent holders to inspire future generations of inventors and innovators
  • Presentation
  • Video

A question-and-answer session will follow the presentation. Please send questions before or during the webinar to PTABInventorHour@uspto.gov.

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Inventor Hour webinars are for independent inventors and those new to Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) practice. The sessions cover PTAB proceeding basics, i.e., ex parte appeals and America Invents Act (AIA) trials, as well as other useful information for practicing before the Board such as oral hearing protocols, statistics, and more.

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