2018 National Trademark Exposition

Smithsonian, Trademark Exposition and USPTO logos

The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in collaboration with the United States Patent and Trademark Office will host the 2018 National Trademark Exposition.  The exposition is a free, family-friendly event where you can learn about trademarks.  It will feature educational workshops, exhibits and hands-on activities demonstrating the important role trademarks play in our economy and our lives.




  • 1000 Cranes, LLC
  • Alexei Novitzky (DBA Looshes Labs LLC)
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association, Inc.
  • Bradley Graham and Lissa Muscatine (DBA Politics and Prose, Inc.)
  • DC Rollergirls
  • Department of the Air Force
  • Edible IP, LLC (FKA Edible Arrangements, LLC)
  • Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital
  • Idaho Potato Commission
  • International Trademark Association, Inc. (the Unreal Campaign)
  • National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)
  • National Council of Young Men's Christian Associations of the United States of America (YMCA)
  • National Park Service (United States Department of the Interior)
  • Rebecca Klemm Charitable Foundation (NumbersAlive!)
  • Safeway Inc.
  • Segway Inc.
  • Tenneco Automotive Operating Company Inc.
  • The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (The National Institutes of Health)
  • U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • Under Armour, Inc.
  • Universal City Studios, LLC/ NBCUniversal Media, LLC (NBCUniversal)
  • Velcro BVBA



More information

See our FAQs or contact our exposition team members:

Shana Webster-Trotman
(571) 272-9698

Chrisie King
(571) 272-9179