USPTO Alert: Update on In-Person Meetings

The USPTO has issued the following update regarding in-person meetings:

Until further notice, examiner and examining attorney interviews, Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) and Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) oral hearings, and other similar in-person meetings with parties and stakeholders scheduled to take place at USPTO offices on or after Friday, March 13, 2020 will be conducted remotely by video or telephone.Parties will receive further instructions on how to participate by video or telephone in advance of the interview, hearing, or meeting. READ MORE