Acting Commerce Deputy Secretary to Speak at USPTO's Community Day

"Unity in PlaceUnity in Spirit" is the Theme of This Year's Community Day
May 17, 2005
Press Release #05-22

Karen Sewell or Ruth Nyblod

On Thursday, May 19, the Department of Commerce's United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will hold its 9th annual Community Day recognizing the many cultures represented in its workforce. Joining USPTO Director Jon W. Dudas and agency staff at Community Day will be Acting Deputy Secretary of Commerce David A. Sampson, and William D. Euille, Mayor of Alexandria City. Members of the Alexandria City Council are also expected to attend and the T.C. Williams High School Marching Band will perform.

Community Day will also feature exhibits and vendors, international games, live music, as well as foods and dress representative of the diversity of USPTO's workforce. Highlights of the event will include the annual class & custom car and motorcycle show. This is the first Community Day to be held at USPTO's new consolidated headquarters in Alexandria, and it will be a focus of this year's celebration.

WHEN: Thursday, May 19, 2005
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

WHERE : USPTO Madison Building
600 Dulany Street, Alexandria, Va.

WHAT: USPTO's 9th Annual Community Day

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