Boston Trademark Roundtable with the USPTO

Presented by American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and Foley Hoag


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September 17, 2019 11:45AM–2:30PM


The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) and Foley Hoag are pleased to invite you to an open roundtable discussion with USPTO officials Meryl Hershkowitz (Deputy Commissioner for Trademark Operations, United States Patent and Trademark Office) and Larry Stanley (Interlocutory Attorney, Trademark Trial and Appeal Board).

Topics will cover a range of USPTO trademark operations, procedures, and policies, including the recent and upcoming changes to representation of foreign applicants, specimen requirements, and other initiatives intended to secure the integrity of the trademark register.

The format will be an open roundtable discussion. Attendees may also submit questions/topic proposals in advance by contacting Foley Hoag partner Joshua Jarvis.


  • 11:45 am: Registration 
  • 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm: Lunch
  • 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm: Program

Don't miss this opportunity to get the latest updates directly from the Trademark Office. Seats are limited!