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About the USPTO's National Trademark Expo

2014 Trademark Expo image

The content pictured in the above photographs appeared at past Expos and may not be present Future Expos.


The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will host the Expo on Friday, October 17, from 10 am to 5 pm, and Saturday, October 18, from 10 am to 4 pm, at the USPTO’s headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia.

The Expo is a free, family-friendly event designed to educate the public about trademarks which includes:

  • Workshops and educational activities for children, including games and quizzes
  • Numerous exhibits featuring trademarks
  • Displays comparing counterfeit goods with authentic goods
  • Costumed characters and inflatables featuring trademarks
  • Small giveaways featuring trademarks

The USPTO is still accepting applications to exhibit. Apply now!

Adult Seminars include:

  • Trademarks, Patents, Copyrights and Trade Secrets for US Companies: The Top Myths, Mysteries, and Mistakes
  • Trademark Basics: What Every Small Business Should Know Now, Not Later
  • USPTO Website: An Overview of Online Tools and Resources
  • Trademark Application and Registration: Process and Pitfalls
  • Counterfeiting and Piracy - Why Buy “Legit”?

No registration will be required to attend the Expo or seminars.

For non-press inquiries, please email or contact Chrisie King at (571) 272-9179, Andrew Lawrence at (571) 272-9342, or Carol Spils at (571) 272-9226.

>> 2014 Exhibitors 

>> 2014 Seminar Schedule 

>> Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

>> Past Expo Photos

Past Expo Content:

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