USPTO Texas Regional Inventors Conference


USPTO Texas Regional Seminar

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

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)