SOaR presents “Joint Voices” training and IP education seminar: Featuring highlights from the USPTO Midwest Regional Office

Are you interested in learning about your intellectual property (IP) rights? Do you have an idea and want to know how to protect it? Register today to learn the basics of patents, trademarks, and copyrights during the Stakeholder Offerings and Resources (SOaR) program's first Joint Voices outreach webinar event on Tuesday, October 25, from 1-3 p.m. ET.

SOaR’s “Joint Voices” programs highlights training opportunities and intellectual property (IP) educational programming resources that each USPTO regional office provides. This particular event will feature the unique offerings of the USPTO’s Elijah J. McCoy Midwest Regional Office (MWRO). While the events are free and open to all registrants, pre-registration is required.

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During this training, attendees will:

  • Learn about the resources and programs offered by the USPTO's Midwest Regional Office
  • Hear from patents, trademarks, and copyright experts
  • Engage with presenters during a question-and-answer session

Instructions for joining the Webex training session will be provided via email to each registrant. Direct all general questions about the workshop to

Registration is open to the public. CLE credits are not available for this training.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity at or 571-272-8292.

As part of the USPTO's modernization efforts, the SOaR program replaces the virtual instructor-led training (vILT) program and expands its publicly-offered virtual trainings to both IP practitioners and independent applicants.

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