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USPTO to Host 18th Annual Independent Inventor Conference

11-Sep-2013 | Source : | Visits : 11411
WASHINGTON - The US Department of Commerce’s United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced that it will host its 18th Annual Independent Inventor Conference on October 11-12, 2013, at the USPTO headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia. According to the USPTO, attendees will have an opportunity to meet one-on-one with senior USPTO experts and participate in panels and breakout sessions addressing specific intellectual property topics relevant to modern inventors and small business owners.

USPTO senior officials and experts will provide practical information on patents, trademarks, and other intellectual property (IP) matters, while successful business owners and inventors will relate their personal experiences of bringing their ideas to market. In addition, representatives from government, legal, and business development entities will discuss commercial best practices and describe resources offered by their organizations. A pre-conference workshop will take place on the evening of Thursday, October 10.

More information, including directions, meeting agenda and RSVP details can be found at



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