Join the Midwest Regional U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on May 2, 2016 from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. ET to hear the latest about the Madrid System for the International Registration of Marks (Madrid Protocol) as it pertains to US business. IP consultant Alan Datri will be out to discuss several topics related to the Madrid system, including:
- Geographic expansion of the Madrid System
- Filing patterns and common mistakes in international applications filed with WIPO via the USPTO as the Office of Origin
- Changes with respect to national procedures of certain Contracting Parties as they relate to the international legal framework
- Improvements in WIPO on-line services
- And more!
The USPTO is a federal facility and visitors are required to show a valid form of government issued ID (driver's license or passport), and may be subject to security screening.