Under Secretary of Commerce Jon Dudas to Present Investment Grant to the Racine County Economic Development Corporation and the Center for Advanced Technology and Innovation

Senior Bush Administration Official to Deliver Federal Funds To Boost Business and Job Growth
September 17, 2004
Press Release #04-23

Contact:
Brigid Quinn
703-305-8341
brigid.quinn@uspto.gov


Monday, September 20, 2004
4 p.m.
Racine County Economic Development Corporation
2320 Renaissance Blvd.
Sturtevant, WI

Jon Dudas, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, will be joined by U.S. Congressman Paul Ryan (R-WI) to present the Commerce Department's Economic Development Administration (EDA) investment check in the amount of $125,270 to the Racine County Economic Development Corporation and the Center for Advanced Technology and Innovation in Sturtevant, Wis.

EDA serves as a venture capital resource to meet the economic development needs of distressed communities throughout the United States. EDA's mission is to lead the federal economic development agenda by promoting innovation and competitiveness, and preparing American regions for growth and success in the worldwide economy.

The Under Secretary is also available to the media for phone interviews. Please call the USPTO contact above to coordinate.

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