The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will host its first Texas Regional Inventors Conference on January 29, 2016, at its Texas Regional Office in Dallas, Texas.
Representatives from the Texas Regional Office and the USPTO headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia will be on hand to conduct an all-day workshop for inventors and entrepreneurs. This free event will provide valuable information about various types of intellectual property protection, the patent process, patent searching, electronic filing, and various public and private resources available to inventors and entrepreneurs.
There is no fee to register, but space is limited to registered 50 attendees. To register, visit www.uspto-texas-regional-inventor-conference.eventbrite.com
For additional information or questions about the conference, please call 469-295-9000 or email to Texas Regional USPTO Events .
09:30 AM - 10:00 AM Registration and Mingle
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM Welcome Remark, Regional Director
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM IP- Overview – Speaker from Alexandria
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM Patent Process - Speaker from Alexandria
11:15 AM - 11:30 AM Break
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Searching- Speaker from the Regional Office
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Lunch on your own
01:00 PM - 01:30 PM Application filing – Speaker from Alexandria
01:30 PM - 02:00 PM Pro-Se application vs Counsel - Local Attorney
02:00 PM - 02:30 PM Pro-Bono program
02:30 PM - 02:45 PM Break
02:45 PM - 03:15 PM Inventor Resources at the USPTO- Speaker from the Regional Office
03:15 PM - 03:45 PM Panel/Open forum
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM One-on-one consultation with USPTO Officials (20 minute sessions)