Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox is pleased to share that Director Salvador M. Bezos, a member of the firm’s Electronics Practice Group, has been appointed Chair of the American Intellectual Property Law Association’s (AIPLA) PTAB Trial Committee. Bezos’ two-year term is effective from October 2022 through October 2024.

The AIPLA PTAB Trial Committee consists of new and established practitioners who report on the latest information on significant decisions and trends related to inter partes proceedings before the USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). Some key initiatives the group focuses on are: rules, regulations, and decisions relating to PTAB proceedings, as well as providing recommendations concerning amicus briefs and comments submitted to the PTAB. For more information about the PTAB Trial Committee, please click here.


Founded in 1897, AIPLA is a national bar association constituted primarily of practitioners in private and corporate practice, in government service, and in the academic community. AIPLA represents a wide and diverse spectrum of individuals from law firms, companies, and institutions involved directly or indirectly in the practice of patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, and unfair competition law, as well as other fields of law affecting intellectual property. Our members represent both owners and users of intellectual property. To learn more about this organization, please click here.

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