2023 Veterans Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program

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Do you want to learn more about launching, growing, and protecting your business? Are you interested in learning about how trademarks, logos, and branding can help you on your journey? 

Join us on December 14 from 1 – 3 p.m. ET for the 2023 Veterans Innovation and Entrepreneurship program. This event is open to all, and we encourage everyone who is affiliated with the military to attend. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from innovative veterans about their journeys towards successful entrepreneurship. You’ll also learn about critical resources available to the military community, including training, mentoring, and how veterans and military spouses continued their service as innovators, entrepreneurs, and authors.

Part one:

  • Introduction
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) leadership greetings
  • Congressional remarks 

Part two:

  • Trademark Basics: What Every Brand Should Know Now, Not Later

Part three:

  • Veteran innovators, their journeys with IP and resources for the military community



(All times Eastern Time, subject to change)


Speaker biographies

(Provided by participants)


The 2023 Veterans Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program is presented by the Office of Innovation Outreach. For more information, please contact VeteransInnovation@uspto.gov.

The USPTO offers inspirational and educational events, open to all, that feature successful innovators from a wide variety of backgrounds. Come learn about intellectual property, innovation, and valuable resources available to independent inventors, small businesses, entrepreneurs, and underrepresented or underserved populations. Find out more at www.uspto.gov/innovationforall.

The content and opinions shared by our guest speakers during this program are neither those of the USPTO nor an endorsement of any persons, products, programs, or policies mentioned therein.

Accessibility accommodation


If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation, please submit your request to the contact information listed above.

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