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Introducing the all new USPTO Kids! Fun activities for kids and teens, Learn about inventors, Build your own inventions, Great resources for teachers and parents

USPTO Launches Newly Redesigned Kids Pages

The USPTO launches its newly redesigned kids web pages which helps kids learn about inventions and intellectual property in a fun and new way.

AIA First Inventor to File (FITF) 2014 Roadshows with U.S. map

Fall FITF Roadshows Begin September 16

The USPTO will host seven road shows across the country September 16 - October 9 to explain the First Inventor to File (FITF) provisions of the America Invents Act.

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Inaugural Bicoastal Biotechnology, Chemical, and Pharmaceutical Customer Partnership Meeting September 17

The USPTO will host its first Bicoastal Biotechnology, Chemical, and Pharmaceutical Customer Partnership Meeting September 17.

Patents for humanity - It's not just an invention

Patents for Humanity Program Application Deadline Extended to October 31

The USPTO's Patents for Humanity Program application deadline has been extended to October 31. The Program recognizes businesses, inventors, non-profits, and universities who leverage their intellectual property portfolio to tackle global humanitarian challenges. 

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Volunteer as Guest Lecturer in the Patent Examiner Technical Training Program

In accordance with a White House Executive Action to strengthen our patent system and foster innovation, the USPTO is expanding its Patent Examiner Technical Training Program (PETTP). The USPTO is requesting voluntary assistance from scientists, engineers, professors, and industrial designers to participate as guest lecturers.

Popular for tailgating during football season, Design Patent No. 706,355 granted to Jeffrey Monenare for his football cornhole board

Popular for tailgating during football season, Design Patent No. 706,355 granted to Jeffrey Monenare for his football cornhole board

Driving Innovation, Not Litigation

An executive action update from the White House and the USPTO, answering President Obama's call to strengthen our patent system and foster innovation.

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