Recently, in an effort to increase transparency and predictability, the new USPTO Director Vidal published “Interim process for PTAB decision circulation and internal PTAB review.” This initiative was included in a May 24th Director’s Blog that included several other initiatives which practitioners should review to better understand the direction of the Office under Director Vidal’s leadership. For example, topics included: Vision and Mission statements, Interim procedures, Service, Process. Community, Harmonization, Inclusion, Innovation, and other critical topics.

This article appeared in the May 2022 issue of PTAB Strategies and Insights. To view our past issues, as well as other firm newsletters, please click here.

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