January 24–27, 2022
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Tim Fink is a Partner with O’Melveny & Myers.  He is a patent litigator and an electrical engineer who offers his clients a rare combination of government, legal, and technical expertise. Before joining O’Melveny, Tim served at the USPTO as a Vice Chief Judge of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), and most recently as Senior Legal Advisor to the Director of the USPTO. Prior to his public service, Tim worked in private practice at one of the world’s largest law firms, where he represented top-tier technology, telecommunications, health care, and life sciences clients in patent cases in district court, the Court of Federal Claims, and the US International Trade Commission (USITC). Tim started his professional career as an electrical engineer, spending over a decade at several major technology companies, including GE, Micron Technologies, AT&T, Lucent Technologies, and Agere.

Sessions with Tim Fink

03:00 PM EST
January 27, 2022

The PTAB Future: Dissecting the “Restoring America Invents Act” and Potential PTO Reforms in a Vidal Administration

Dissecting the provisions of the RAIA and what changes are most likely in 2022.  A look forward to the year in legislation, rulemaking, and policy changes.

Erika Harmon Arner
Tim Fink
Scott Weidenfeller
Scott McKeown Scott McKeown