Scott Boalick appointed Chief Judge for the Patent Trial and Appeal Board
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced today the appointment of Scott Boalick as Chief Judge for the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). Boalick has served as the acting Chief Judge for the PTAB since September 2018. Boalick begins his permanent role today. Jacqueline Bonilla was also named as Deputy Chief Judge for the Board.
On a personal note, Judge Boalick serves as a judge on three of Chipperson Law Group’s Inter Partes Reviews (IPRs) that are currently pending before the PTAB.
Congratulations to Judges Boalick and Bonilla.
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