Posts Tagged: Judge James Donald Smith


In Capable Hands: Profiling the New Leadership at the PTO

Before profiling the top officials who will continue the work of the patent system, allow me also to pause and recognize a truly extraordinary moment in Patent …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 3

PTAB Chief Smith and Vice-Chief Moore, Part III

Vice-Chief Judge Moore: "The statute requires that each of the judges have scientific ability.  It doesn’t actually require particularized training in any one individual specific area.  …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 3

PTAB Chief Smith and Vice-Chief Moore, Part II

Chief Judge Smith: "The unique thing about the job particularly right now - and I think this is true for my job and the Vice Chief Judge …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 1

Exclusive: Chief Judge James Smith and Vice-Chief James Moore

The interview took place on the Alexandria Campus of the USPTO in the Madison Building. We sat around a modest conference table in the office of Chief …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 7

8 New PTAB Judges Sworn in at USPTO

Leading up to the swearing in, PTAB Vice-Chief Judge James Moore explained the need for the new Judges, as well as pointing out that the USPTO has …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 2

AIPLA 2012 Annual Meeting Begins

The 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Intellectual Property Law Association is underway at the Marriott Wardman Park hotel in Washington, DC. Judge James Smith, Chief Judge of …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 12

Chief Judge Rader Swears In New Administrative Patent Judges

After Judge Moore's remarks, James Donald Smith, Chief Administrative Patent Judge, then took the podium to deliver his remarks and to introduce all of the new APJs; …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 3