After a one year break due to the COVID-19 situation, BSKB will be presenting its popular annual Post Grant Bootcamp (PGB) this year in a virtual format with updated content. See below for details.

Who Should Attend?

  • U.S. corporate counsel and private practice attorneys
  • Patent attorneys and agents from abroad
  • Participants should have basic knowledge of U.S. patent law

Topics Covered

     Patent Office Trials
  • Inter Partes Review (IPR)
  • Post Grant Review (PGR)
  • Differences between the PTAB and District Court litigation
  • Estoppel, real party in interest, discovery, filing deadlines, making amendments and printed publication doctrine
  • Ethics

      Other Post Grant Procedures

  • Certificates of Correction
  • Reexaminations and Supplemental Examination
  • ​​​​​​Reissue Applications

What's a Bootcamp?

A “bootcamp” can be defined as an intensive training program for improving one’s skills in a particular subject area. The 6th Annual Post Grant Bootcamp (PGB) will start with a brief overview of post grant issues and will then take an in-depth look at post grant procedures and specific topics. 

General Information

Lectures will be held virtually and run every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 11:00 am – 12:15 pm EDT. Detailed class materials will be issued before the start of the seminar and class schedules can be found under the Speaker/Schedule tab. 

Register by May 14, 2021

Seminar Dates:

June 1, 2021 - June 17, 2021

Class Times:

Every Tues., Wed. & Thurs.: 11:00am – 12:15pm EDT

Cost: $1000.00

Upon registering for the PGB, you will receive an invoice and payment instructions. 

CLE Credit Available:

Estimated 9 hours of Virginia CLE credit available, including 1 hour of Ethics (subject to approval of the specific state). Participants can use the Virginia credit approval form to apply for credit in their respective states.

Pre-Register Now!