PTAB Chief Judge Smith Shares Santa’s Secrets with Boston Patent Attorneys

By Tom Engellenner James Donald Smith, the Chief Administrative Patent Judge of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) was the keynote speaker at the Boston Patent Law Association (BPLA) Annual Meeting on December 11, 2013 and gave a comprehensive, albeit somewhat tongue-in-check, report on the state of the PTAB. Judge Smith remarked that early … Continue reading PTAB Chief Judge Smith Shares Santa’s Secrets with Boston Patent Attorneys