Eastern regional events

Events in the region served by the Eastern Regional Outreach Office: Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, District of Columbia, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, and Puerto Rico. 

 

Timeframe
June 2016
23
2016 Legal Secretaries and Administrators’ Conference Alexandria , VA US
8:00 AM ET
July 2016
25
AIPLA’s 20th Annual Patent Cooperation Treaty Seminar Virtual and
, US
8:00 AM ET
September 2016
28
Roundtable on Importing Prior Art Automatically & Streamlining Patent Issuance Alexandria, VA US
1:00 PM ET
November 2016
14
Patent Examination Time Goals: Roundtable 1 Alexandria, VA US
9:00 AM ET
June 2018
28
2018 PTAB Annual Judicial Conference in Alexandria, Virginia Alexandria, VA US
9:00 AM ET
February 2019
12
Attend Trademark Tuesday Alexandria, VA US
12:30 PM ET
April 2019
25
Attend the 13th Annual Design Day Alexandria, VA US
8:00 AM ET
25
Join in An Evening With Shirley Ann Jackson Virtual and
Washington, DC US
5:30 PM ET
May 2019
2
Attend the Patent Public Advisory Committee quarterly meeting Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
9:00 AM ET
9
China IP Road Show: Strategies for IP protection in China — what Pittsburgh-area businesses need to know Pittsburgh, PA US
9:00 AM ET
14
Women's Entrepreneurship Symposium Alexandria, VA US
9:00 AM ET
18
Military Invention Day at the Smithsonian Washington, DC US
10:00 AM ET
23
A conversation with Vint Cerf Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
1:00 PM ET
June 2019
1
City of Alexandria D-Day 75th Anniversary Commemoration Alexandria, VA US
11:00 AM ET
5
NMTI Evaluation Committee Meeting June 2019 Alexandria, VA US
8:00 AM ET
5
Tour the Higgins Boat at USPTO Headquarters Alexandria, VA US
11:30 AM ET
6
Forum on brand protection and anti-counterfeiting strategies Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
9:30 AM ET
11
Patent Quality Chat - webinar Virtual
12:00 PM ET
12
Panel discussion at the Smithsonian: Software as Intellectual Property Virtual and
Washington, DC US
1:00 PM ET
13
Patent Pro Bono Program conference Alexandria, VA US
9:15 AM ET
20
Spanish Language Inventor Info Chat Virtual
11:00 AM ET
24
Attend the fourth annual Capitol Hill Maker Faire Washington, DC US
9:00 AM ET
July 2019
18
China IP Road Show: strategies for IP protection in China — what Georgia businesses need to know Atlanta, GA US
9:00 AM ET
23
Apollo 50: The role of intellectual property in space commerce Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
2:00 PM ET
August 2019
8
Attend the Patent Public Advisory Committee quarterly meeting Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
9:00 AM ET
15
Technology Center 2800 Circuits and Optics Customer Partnership Meeting
11:30 AM ET
September 2019
10
Rescheduled - TBD - Patent Quality Chat webinar – Filing structured text (DOCX): A smarter way to file Virtual
12:00 PM ET
13
Invention-Con 2019 "Leveraging Your Intellectual Property in the Marketplace" Alexandria, VA US
8:30 AM ET
19
Webinar: Understanding China’s design patents ─ CANCELED Alexandria, VA US
9:00 AM ET
19
Intellectual property workshop for innovators and entrepreneurs Charlotte, NC US
9:00 AM ET
19
Trending Issues in Trade Secrets: 2019 Alexandria, VA US
9:00 AM ET
24
Researching Patent and Trademark information New Brunswick, NJ US
9:15 AM ET
24
Patent Quality Chat webinar – Filing structured text (DOCX): A smarter way to file Virtual
12:00 PM ET
November 2019
14
Attend the Patent Public Advisory Committee quarterly meeting Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
9:00 AM ET
20
China’s shifting IP landscape and the consequences for rights holders Alexandria, VA US
9:45 AM ET
January 2020
9
Small business owners: Learn to contract with the USPTO Washington, DC , DC US
9:00 AM ET
28
Agents and attorneys: Learn to think like an examiner (STEPP) 3-day course Miami Beach, FL US
8:30 AM ET
28
Small business owners: Winter showcase small business seminar Alexandria, VA US
8:30 AM ET
February 2020
4
A conversation with Dean Kamen Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
11:00 AM ET
6
Attend the Patent Public Advisory Committee quarterly meeting Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
9:00 AM ET
19
Patent Quality Chat webinar – Application readiness: Assessing incoming applications Virtual
12:00 PM ET
21
Patent Examiner Recruitment Open House - Atlanta Atlanta, GA US
9:00 AM ET
25
USPTO and Tuskegee University Black History Month celebration Tuskegee, AL US
1:00 PM CT
26
Small business owners: Learn to contract with the USPTO Alexandria, VA US
8:00 AM ET
27
USPTO and Alabama A&M Black History Month celebration Huntsville, AL US
12:00 PM CT
28
Patent Examiner Recruitment Open House - Alexandria, VA Alexandria, VA US
9:00 AM ET
March 2020
3
Women's Entrepreneurship Symposium Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
12:30 PM ET
14
National Patent Application Drafting Competition, Midwest region - teleconference only Detroit, MI US
8:00 AM ET
14
National Patent Application Drafting Competition, Alexandria - teleconference only Alexandria, VA US
8:00 AM ET
14
National Patent Application Drafting Competition, Texas region - teleconference only Dallas, TX US
11:00 AM CT
14
National Patent Application Drafting Competition, Silicon Valley Region - teleconference only San Jose, CA US
9:00 AM PT
25
China IP Road Show: Clearwater- POSTPONED Clearwater, FL US
9:00 AM ET
April 2020
15
Small business owners: Learn to contract with the USPTO - POSTPONED Quantico, VA US
10:00 AM ET
21
International Patent Cooperation Initiatives - Patent Quality Chat webinar Virtual
12:00 PM ET
23
Attend the 14th Annual Design Day - CANCELED Alexandria, VA US
8:00 AM ET
May 2020
1
Professional responsibility and ethics - teleconference only Virtual
1:00 PM ET
7
Highlights from the field: Current IP developments in China
9:00 AM ET
7
Attend the Patent Public Advisory Committee quarterly meeting Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
11:00 AM ET
7
Learn about the USPTO's nationwide Patent Pro Bono Program
1:00 PM ET
14
Small business owners: Learn to contract with the USPTO - POSTPONED Fort Belvoir, VA US
9:00 AM ET
26
Tuesday, May 26: A USPTO Speaker Series conversation with Steve Young Virtual
1:00 PM ET
June 2020
4
Learn about the USPTO's nationwide Patent Pro Bono Program
1:00 PM ET
19
Professional responsibility and ethics - teleconference only
1:00 PM ET
23
The Path to a Patent, Part I: Patent searching Virtual
2:30 PM ET
24
Learn about the USPTO's nationwide Pro Bono Program – webinar Virtual
11:00 AM ET
July 2020
15
Intellectual Property 101
2:00 PM ET
23
Using overlapping IP rights to protect your products in China Virtual
10:30 AM ET
23
Learn from PTAB about the USPTO's prioritized programs Virtual
12:00 PM ET
24
Learn about design patents Virtual and
Alexandria , VA US
1:00 PM ET
August 2020
6
Learn how to file a patent Virtual
11:00 AM ET
7
Check out USPTO resources for independent inventors, small business owners, and entrepreneurs Virtual
3:00 PM ET
11
Technology Center 2800 Virtual Customer Partnership Meeting
12:00 PM ET
13
Attend the Patent Public Advisory Committee quarterly meeting Virtual
10:30 AM ET
22
Invention-Con 2020 Virtual
12:00 PM ET
26
Learn to search trademarks using USPTO resources Virtual
2:00 PM ET
September 2020
3
Innovators and entrepreneurs: Learn about IP basics and helpful resources - teleconference only Virtual
12:00 PM ET
8
Trademark Basics - teleconference only Virtual
12:30 PM ET
14
Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Virtual Road Tour Virtual
9:00 AM ET
15
Safeguarding Trade Secrets in China’s Changing IP Landscape Virtual
9:00 AM ET
16
Patent Wednesday, part three: Patent Searching - teleconference only Virtual
12:30 PM ET
22
Demystifying the Patent Petition Process Virtual
3:00 PM ET
28
Parkman Branch Library Program: Learn about IP - teleconference only Virtual
5:30 PM ET
October 2020
1
National Patent Application Drafting Competition
8:00 AM ET
1
Innovators and entrepreneurs: Learn about IP basics and helpful resources Virtual
12:00 PM ET
2
The Path to a Patent, Part I: IP basics Virtual
10:00 AM MT
7
Attend the Hispanic Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program Virtual
1:00 PM ET
9
The Path to a Patent, Part II: Patent searching Virtual
10:00 AM MT
13
Trademark Basics Virtual
12:30 PM ET
13
Trademark fundamentals Virtual
1:00 PM MT
14
Small business owners: Find opportunities at the 30th Annual Government Procurement Conference – NEW DATE Washington, DC US
9:00 AM ET
16
Learn about design patents Virtual
11:00 AM MT
21
Patent Wednesday, part one: Patent Process Virtual
12:30 PM ET
22
Copyright basics and considerations for entrepreneurs Virtual
2:00 PM PT
26
Parkman Branch Library Program: Learn about IP Virtual
5:30 PM ET
27
Learn to search trademarks using USPTO resources Virtual
2:00 PM ET
30
The Path to a Patent, Part III: Learn how to draft a patent application Virtual
11:00 AM MT
November 2020
5
Innovators and entrepreneurs: Learn about IP basics and helpful resources Virtual
12:00 PM ET
10
Trademark Basics Virtual
12:30 PM ET
10
Trademark Application Walk-through Virtual
12:00 PM PT
13
The Path to a Patent, Part IV: Learn how to draft patent claims Virtual
11:00 AM MT
18
Patent Wednesday, part two: Types of Patent Applications and How to File Virtual
12:30 PM ET
20
Learn how to protect your IP abroad Virtual
11:00 AM MT
23
Parkman Branch Library Program: Learn about IP Virtual
5:30 PM ET
December 2020
3
Innovators and entrepreneurs: Learn about IP basics and helpful resources Virtual
12:00 PM ET
4
The Path to a Patent, Part V: Learn how to file your patent application using EFS-Web Virtual
11:00 AM MT
8
Trademark Basics Virtual
12:30 PM ET
8
Maintaining your federal trademark registration Virtual
1:00 PM MT
16
Patent Wednesday, part three: Patent Searching Virtual
12:30 PM ET
28
Parkman Branch Library Program: Learn about IP Virtual
5:30 PM ET