Hello and thank you for your question. In short, a discovery conference is a meeting of the parties to discuss: their respective claims and defenses, the possibility of settling the case or at least narrowing the scope of claims or defenses, and/or arrangements relating to disclosures, discovery and introduction of evidence at trial in the event the parties do not agree to settle the case. Other topics may be discussed as well, these are just the items that the USPTO recommends be discussed. It is advisable to consult with an attorney, if you have not already, to assist in this type of conference as it is akin to a court proceeding and specific rules and laws apply at this stage that are not just specific to trademark. I hope this helps.
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