Patent Appeal Board
The Patent Appeal Board (PAB) is an advisory body made up of senior Patent Office officials.
In carrying out his duties, the Commissioner of Patents makes decisions that are quasi-judicial in nature. Read more about PAB
The role of the Patent Appeal Board
At the Patent Appeal Board (PAB), we review rejected applications, chair re-examination boards, review rejections of re-issue applications and more. See all Board functions.
How to become a Patent or Trademark Agent
To become an agent, you may need to qualify by examination. Find out:
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