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

PTAB Bar Association Diversity Committee virtual meet-and-greet – Wednesday, April 27, 11am PT / 2pm ET

Please join the PTAB BA Diversity Committee on Wednesday, April 27 at 11am PT / 2pm ET for a virtual meet and greet and planning meeting...

The Women’s Committee Presents 2021 Women at the Top 50 Women in PTAB Trials List and Women at the PTAB Report

The PTAB Bar Association is pleased to release its second Top 50 Women in PTAB Trials list and Women at the PTAB report.

"Save the Date" for 2022 PTAB Bar Association Annual Conference - March 23-25, 2022 at the Ritz Carlton, Washington, DC

Upcoming Events


PTAB Bar Webinar, Appeals to the Federal Circuit: Mid-Year Review

Join us for our upcoming webinar “Appeals to the Federal Circuit – Mid-Year Review” on June 7, 2022, at 12 p.m. ET via Zoom®. ...

Committee on Appeals from the PTAB

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Our Seed Funders

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