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Department of CommerceWomen in STEM (DOCWSTEM) Presents Lunchtime Tech Talk

Patents, Trademarks, and IP, oh my!

Intellectual Property – Protecting and Promoting Innovation and Business

  • Want to know what intellectual property (IP) is?
  •  Interested in learning more about how the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) supports and encourages the growth of U.S. businesses and the economy?
  • Do you want to learn about the priorities, initiatives, and work of the USPTO and hear from a senior scientist/attorney about her unique career path to serving America?

Then this webinar is for you!

When: April 27, 2020
Time: Noon to 1 p.m. EST
Link: https://uspto-events.webex.com/uspto-events/onstage/g.php?MTID=e576e179ee01dd361819243df3cfa0f20
Event password: 123456

About the Speaker: Jacqueline Wright Bonilla, Deputy Chief Administrative Patent Judge, Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Photograph of Jacqueline Wright Bonilla, Deputy Chief Administrative Patent Judge, Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Jacqueline Wright Bonilla serves as Deputy Chief Administrative Patent Judge at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. In her current role, she helps lead the PTAB as it handles cases and renders decisions in all areas of its jurisdiction. Previously, she worked for twelve years in private practice, including as a partner at Foley & Lardner, LLP. She also served as a judicial law clerk to the now-retired Chief Judge Randall Rader at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Judge Bonilla graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law, and holds a Ph.D. in Pharmacology from the University of Virginia, and a B.A. in Biochemistry from the University of California, Berkeley.

Released April 20, 2020