CLE – An Overview of Trade Secrets

Date: 3 April 2024 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM


CLE – An Overview of Trade Secrets

The PTOS Education Committee proudly presents Continuing Legal Education (CLE):

An Overview of Trade Secrets

Presented by Vivek Koppikar

Wednesday, April 3, 2024 from 1-2pm ET


Please join us as we learn about examples of trade secrets and how to protect them in the US and in foreign countries.


Vivek received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University.  In 2002, he started working at the USPTO as an examiner.  From 2004-2008, he attended evening law school at American University.  Upon graduation, he became a member of the DC bar.  He served on a detail to the Office of Patent Legal Administration in 2012.  From 2012-2018, he served as a SPE/Trainer at the Training Academy where he managed and trained over 130 new examiners, as well as other IP professionals and foreign patent examiners.  Since 2021, Vivek has been a SPE in TC 3600 in an art unit which handles applications dealing with navigation and vehicle controls.


*No other time is authorized for this event*


VA CLE credit has been applied for and is currently pending approval.


If you have any questions, please contact Cathy at catherine.loikith@uspto.gov or Anne at anne.kozak@uspto.gov .

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