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U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: Patent Quality Forum Series

Mark your calendars and join us as the Patent Quality Forum Series makes a stop in Kansas City, Missouri on Monday, November 14, from 6:00 - 9:00 PM CT.  This Forum is hosted by senior USPTO executives and includes presentations focused on the latest achievements of the Enhanced Patent Quality Initiative (EPQI). Also, hear about patent quality programs that you can participate in today and share your ideas on how we can enhance patent quality in the future.

Agenda Topics

  • Update on Patent Quality
  • Clarity of the Record
  • Post-Prosecution Pilot (P3)
  • Post Grant Outcomes Pilot
  • Measuring Patent Quality
  • Panel Discussion 


Molly Kocialski, Director of the Rocky Mountain Regional USPTO
Martin Rater, Acting Director of the Office of Patent Quality Assurance
James Dwyer, Senior Advisor to the Deputy Commissioner for Patent Quality
Kathleen Bragdon, Senior Advisor to the Deputy Commissioner for Patent Quality

Crissa Cook, Partner, Hovey Williams LLP
Christopher Holman, Professor of Law, University of Missouri – Kansas City, School of Law

The event is free and open to the public with limited space.  Please register by emailing (link sends e-mail) all contact information for attendees.  For inquiries about this event, please email (link sends e-mail).


Monday, Nov 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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UMKC School of Law
500 E. 52nd St.
Room 03
Kansas City, MO 64110


For more information contact:
KS Bar Association - IP Section
Kansas Bar Association
(785) 234-5696

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