Protecting your trademarks and designs abroad

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Are you looking to take your business overseas but not sure how to protect your intellectual property (IP)? Join the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on September 14 from 1-2:30 p.m. PT to learn more about the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and their global IP services.

Learn about WIPO's initiatives for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and the key benefits of global branding (trademarks and designs) using the WIPO Madrid and Hague systems. Space is limited for this virtual and in-person event, so register early.


  • Christopher Ruggiero, Senior Legal Officer, Non-Governmental Organizations and Industry Relations Section, External Relations Division, Global Challenges and Partnerships Sector, WIPO
  • Benoît Apercé, Communications and Information Manager, Madrid Information and Promotion Division, Madrid Registry, Brands and Designs Sector, WIPO

Register today

California MCLE credit will be offered.

Interested attendees have the option to attend in person or virtually via WebEx.

Please note that the USPTO's Silicon Valley Regional Office is a federal facility. Attendees are required to present a valid form of government-issued identification (driver license or passport) and may be subject to screening to gain access.

To request a reasonable accommodation, including captioning, sign language interpreting, or other, please contact or call 408-918-9900.

This event is part of a series: Continuing legal education (CLE)