USPTO Offers Alexandria Businesses Tips on "How to Do Business with the USPTO"

September 7, 2004
Press Release #04-21

Ruth Nyblod

Wednesday, September 8, 2004
8 - 11 a.m.
Jefferson Building Conference Room
500 Dulany Street, Alexandria, VA

The Department of Commerce's United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will co-host a conference with the Alexandria Small Business Development Center entitled, "How to Do Business with the USPTO," on September 8, 2004, from 8 to 11 a.m. at the USPTO's new headquarters in Alexandria, Va. This conference is intended to educate and guide Alexandria's small business community about the contract opportunities available at the USPTO by providing information on how the agency acquires its goods and services.

More than half of the USPTO's approximately $400 million procurement spending for fiscal year 2004 has been awarded to small businesses.

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