Programs and Events
USPTO Roundtable

Meet with Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Interlocutory Attorney Benjamin Okeke and Managing Attorney for Trademark Outreach Craig Morris, at a breakfast roundtable discussion.

Friday, October 2, 2015
Breakfast: 8:30 am
Discussion: 9:00 am–11:00 am

Christensen O’Connor Johnson Kindness
1201 Third Avenue
Suite 3600
Seattle, WA 98101

The roundtable is designed to help the USPTO better understand the needs of those using its services and to offer insights into the USPTO operations. Topics to be covered will include:

  • Recent developments at the USPTO.
  • Customer suggestions for improvements.
  • End-to-end electronic processing.
  • Practice tips.

Roundtable Co-Host
Everett Fruehling, Christensen O’Connor Johnson Kindness 

International Trademark Association
United States Patent and Trademark Office

Registration Information
Registrants are invited to send no more than two questions in advance to ensure there is sufficient time to address them during the roundtable. Please send your questions to by September 25, 2015.

Note: This is not a forum to discuss individual cases.

Registration Fee
The registration fee is US $50 per person/per session and includes a buffet meal. The fee is nonrefundable upon confirmation of this registration by INTA. If you are unable to attend, you may send a substitute.

All registrations must be made no later than (5) days before the scheduled roundtable. All roundtable registrants must be pre-registered; there will be no onsite registrations. The only acceptable method of payment is by credit card.