Welcome to the PTAB Bar Association, an organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the highest professional and ethical standards among lawyers and stakeholders who appear before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

The Association fosters constructive dialog between fellow bar members, the PTAB itself, and corporate and government stakeholders. Members of the Association have access to educational resources regarding the PTAB and opportunities for outreach, collaboration, and leadership in the PTAB community.

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Recent News

Upcoming Diversity Panel with VPG on September 7

The PTAB Bar Association Diversity Committee and Virtual Patent Gateway are proud to present: The Tales of Women Professionals Who...

Upcoming Events


Committee on Appeals from the PTAB

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PTAB Bar Association 2022 Thought Leader Summit

Join us for the PTAB Bar Association 2022 Thought Leader Summit on November 9, 2022 from 2:00pm-6:30pm at the USPTO in Alexandria, VA.  Following meetings...

Our Seed Funders

The PTAB Bar Association thanks all 50 law firms who generously provided seed funding for the Association's early development expenses.