Commerce Deputy Secretary to Speak at USPTO's Community Day

"Celebrating 10 Years of Community Spirit" is the Theme of This Year's Event
May 17, 2006
Press Release #06-33

Karen Sewell or Brigid Quinn
(571) 272-8400 or

Washington, D.C. - On Thursday, May 18, 2006, the Department of Commerce's United States Patent and Trademark (USPTO) will hold its 10th 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 Deputy Secretary of Commerce David A. Sampson. The City of Alexandria Motorcycle Honor Guard and the T.C. Williams High School Marching Band will perform.

Community Day will also feature exhibitors and vendors, live music, a health fair, international games, as well as foods and dress which represent the diversity of USPTO's workforce. Highlights of this year's celebration will include the annual custom automobile and motorcycle show.

WHAT USPTO's 10th Annual Community Day

WHO Deputy Secretary of Commerce, David Sampson
11 a.m.

Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and
Trademark Office, Jon Dudas

WHEN Thursday, May 18, 2006
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

WHERE United States Patent and Trademark Office
Madison Building
600 Dulany Street, Alexandria, Va.