Spirits and Intellectual Property: Bourbon

Spirits and intellectual property

Whether you're a bourbon distiller, manufacturer, connoisseur, or general intellectual property (IP) enthusiast, this event is sure to have something for you.

Join the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Kentucky IP Alliance (KYIPA), and distinguished guests for Spirits and Intellectual Property: Bourbon, a day of talks about the bourbon industry and how it connects with and benefits from IP.

This free event on Wednesday, November 8 from 1-3:30 p.m. ET includes multiple panel discussions at the Market on Main in Louisville, Kentucky, and will also be available virtually.

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Topics will include:

  • History of bourbon in Kentucky
  • Importance of brand protection for spirits
  • Trends in sustainability
  • Spirits-related patenting and licensing

For more information about this event, email MidwestRegion@uspto.gov or call 313-446-4800.

After the panel discussions, KYIPA will host an in-person networking event in Downtown Louisville at 5 p.m. ET. For more information or to RSVP for the networking event, visit the KYIPA website.

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If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation, please submit your request to the contact information listed above.

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