- Patent Preparation and Prosecution, through Dunes CLE. April 6–7 in Las Vegas. Patently-O is a media sponsor of the event, and I will be presenting on Friday afternoon.
- ABA’s IP Law Conference, April 6–8 in Arlington, VA (DC). This conference is worth it for the opening panel — Mark Banner, Chief Judge Michel, Judges Ellis (E.D.Va) and Illston (N.D.Ca), Professor Kimberly Moore, Joe Re (KMOB), Bob Krupka (K&E), Dale Cendali (OMelveny), William Lee (Wilmer). Best practices in IP Trials.
- Blog Law and Blogging for Lawyers, through LSI. April 21–22 in San Francisco. I am co-chairing this conference and am very excited about the excellent panel that we’ve pulled together. More info here.
- PTO Business Method Partnership Meeting, May 3 at the USPTO. Meet the examiners and supervisors behind your indefiniteness and unpatentable subject matter rejections. . . . Actually these folks are very cool and hold this meeting to answer questions and get input on how things are going.