The USPTO will celebrate World IP Day 2018, using this year’s theme of “Powering Change: Women in Innovation and Creativity” on Thursday, April 26, 2018 from 4:00 – 6:30 PM at 2237 Rayburn House Office Building. The focus of the program will be how women come up with game-changing and life-enhancing innovation that transforms and improves our lives while empowering other woman to do the same. The program will celebrate the brilliance, ingenuity, drive and courage of the women driving change and shaping our world. Reception to follow the event.
USPTO Director Andrei Iancu, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property, will provide opening remarks followed by this panel of inspirational women inventors and innovators.
View the agenda for the full event program.
Registration is free and the event is open to the public. Please go here to register.
Dr. Cherry Murray
Benjamin Peirce Professor of Technology and Public Policy at, and former dean of, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Science
Dr. Irina Buhimschi
Director, Center for Perinatal Research at The Research Institute, Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Founder of KnoNap, LLC, 2018 Toyota Mother of Invention
This event is accessible to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about or request accommodations, please contact Susan.Hoffman2@uspto.gov.