Introduction to intellectual property

Are you curious about intellectual property (IP) and want to learn more? This free United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) series offers entrepreneurs and businesses an overview of helpful resources for inventors, innovators and entrepreneurs. USPTO experts will lead each session that will focus on various subjects to protect your innovations such as intellectual property (IP) basics, trademark basics, resources, and information to protect your IP abroad.

A question-and-answer session will follow each presentation.

You can register to attend any or all of the webinar sessions. To learn more and to register, please select from the list below.

For more information, email EasternRegionalOutreachOffice@uspto.gov.

Past events

Learn about filing foreign patent applications from patent experts of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

Sep 20, 2022 - Virtual

This is an essential session for entrepreneurs or small business owners interested in obtaining a trademark. We will explore the different types of trademarks, including names, designs, logos, and trade dress.

Sep 13, 2022 - Virtual

Are you interested in learning about the basics of intellectual property (IP) and patents? Join the USPTO as we explore the different types of patents, including utility, design, and plant.

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) provides a wealth of resources. Join us to learn more about how to protect your intellectual property and where to get help.

Aug 30, 2022 - Virtual

Do you want to know more about patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets? Join us to learn about intellectual property (IP) basics and potential ways to protect innovations as you transition from idea to product.

Learn about filing foreign patent applications from patent experts of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

Jun 21, 2022 - Virtual

This is an essential session for entrepreneurs or small business owners interested in obtaining a trademark. We will explore the different types of trademarks, including names, designs, logos, and trade dress.

Jun 14, 2022 - Virtual

Are you interested in learning about the basics of intellectual property (IP) and patents? Join the USPTO as we explore the different types of patents, including utility, design, and plant.

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) provides a wealth of resources. Join us to learn more about how to protect your intellectual property and where to get help.

May 31, 2022 - Virtual

Do you want to know more about patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets? Join us to learn about intellectual property (IP) basics and potential ways to protect innovations as you transition from idea to product.