WASHINGTON - Congressman Adam Schiff (D-CA) will be the opening speaker at the United States Patent and Trademark Office's (USPTO) California Regional Inventor Conference in Pasadena, California on August 12, 2011. Schiff, who serves as a Co-Chair of the Congressional International Anti-Piracy Caucus, was a member of the House Judiciary committee which oversees issues related to intellectual property protection and currently sits on the House Appropriations subcommittee committee which oversees funding for USPTO.
Senior USPTO officials, successful inventors, including National Inventor Hall of Fame inductee Dr. Gary Michelson, and intellectual property experts will be on hand to provide practical advice and information for novice and seasoned inventors during the two-day conference. Teresa Stanek Rea, Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the USPTO will deliver a keynote address at the luncheon on August 12, 2011.
For more information and a full conference agenda, please refer to the following link: www.uspto.gov/inventors/independent/aiic_main.jsp
Congressman Adam Schiff
Teresa Stanek Rea, Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the USPTO
Mark Hatch, CEO, TechShop
Louis Foreman, Chief Executive, Enventys
Tina Pompey, VP of Intellectual Property, Fox Group Legal
Amy Wenslow, CEO, Products to Profit
Tami Galt, Inventor, Fold-it & Go Portable Wagon
USPTO's California Regional Inventor Conference in Pasadena
Thursday, August 12 and Friday, August 13, 2011
*Schiff's remarks: August 12, 2011
Pasadena City College
1570 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106
Reporters who wish to attend should RSVP to Paul Fucito of the USPTO at (571) 272-8400 or Paul.Fucito@USPTO.GOV.