Ex Parte Patent Appeals to Advance Prosecution

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Thomas Bejin of Bejin Bieneman PLC discusses best practices for Ex Parte Patent Appeals.  Ex Parte Patent Appeals can be an effective tool to advance prosecution.  The webinar begins with an overview of the Ex Parte Appeal process, including timing, and a description of the different ways an Ex Parte Appeal can terminate.  The webinar focuses on:

  1. When to file an Ex Parte Appeal as compared to filing an RCE or abandoning prosecution.
  2. When to file a pre-appeal brief and best practices for pre-appeal briefs.
  3. Best practices for drafting the opening and reply briefs.
  4. When to request oral argument and oral argument best practices. 

Download PDF: Ex Parte Patent Appeals to Advance Prosecution_March 15, 2018