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Speaking Engagement

USPTO Practitioner Rules: Ethics and Patent Pro Bono Program

Tuesday, December 14th, 2021

Speaking Engagement

USPTO Practitioner Rules: Ethics and Patent Pro Bono Program

Tuesday, December 14th, 2021, 1:00 pm EST

​Fish’s Chloe Margulis will take part in a panel discussion on USPTO Practitioner Rules: Ethics and Patent Pro Bono Program, on December 14, hosted by the American Bar Association.

Fish is proud to support the ABA, whose mission is to serve equally their members, the profession and the public by defending liberty and delivering justice as the national representative of the legal profession. Panel details are below.

Tuesday, December 14, 2021 | 1:00 – 2:30 PM ET
Virtual

USPTO Practitioner Rulers: Ethics and Patent Pro Bono Program

The Office of Enrollment and Discipline provides an overview of several core aspects of legal ethics and practice before the USPTO. The program begins by briefly touching on various OED programs and initiatives, and then moves to a description of select regulations governing the USPTO’s disciplinary process and statistics regarding recent disciplinary orders. The program concludes with a thorough discussion of select case law relevant to practice before the USPTO in patent and trademark matters with an emphasis on USPTO disciplinary decisions and the USPTO Rules of Professional Conduct. The Patent Pro Bono Program for independent inventors and small businesses will also be discussed. A Pro Bono participant will speak about their experience with the program.

  • $100 for Non-Members
  • $75 for Members
  • Free for Section Members

Moderator:

  • James Buchanan, Associate, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox PLLC

Speakers:

  • Timothy Rooney, Staff Attorney, USPTO Office of Enrollment and Discipline
  • Chloe Margulis, Associate, Fish & Richardson

To learn more, click here.