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Date(s) - Tue 06/18/2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


John Cabeca (Silicon Valley USPTO), David Simon (Salesforce), and Martin Arastafar (Ring Central) will give us their insight into both patent prosecution and litigation practice before the USPTO. Sheila Martinez-Lemke (Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson) will moderate. The panel will cover:

  • The USPTO Section 101 and 112 Guidelines
  • Patent Trial and Appeal Board revisions to its standard operating procedures
  • USPTO’s Pilot Program for Motion to Amend practice

Date:  Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Time:  12pm-1pm

Place:  Polsinelli, Three Embarcadero Center, Suite 2400, SF, CA 94111

Price and Registration:

Ticket Type Price (Before Ticketing Fees)
In-Person In-House Counsel Free
In-Person SFIPLA Member (Law Firm) $35
In-Person Non-Member $40
Student $10

Click here to register and pay on-line, or mail your RSVP, desired ticket type, and check made payable to SFIPLA to us at the address on our contact page.


Thank you to our sponsor, Polsinelli, for hosting this meeting.

The San Francisco Intellectual Property Law Association is an approved provider of California MCLE credit, and certifies that the above activity meets the requirements for one hour of participatory credit.