USPTO Announces 2018 National Trademark Exposition

Press Release

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Paul Fucito
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WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Commerce’s United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) today announced that it will host the 2018 National Trademark Exposition at the National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution on Friday, July 27 and Saturday, July 28, 2018.

The two-day event helps support the mission of the Smithsonian Institution and the USPTO by educating the public about the history and value of trademarks and their importance in the global marketplace through informational seminars, children’s workshops, displays of authentic and counterfeit goods, and other exhibits featuring registered trademarks.

The 2018 National Trademark Exposition exhibitors will include government entities, non-profits, small businesses, and corporations, each providing valuable educational information about trademarks.

If you are interested in participating, please let us know by February 28, 2018. Only 20 exhibitors will be selected this year, so please apply promptly.

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For non-press inquiries, please email or contact Chrisie King at (571) 272-9179 or Shana Webster-Trotman at (571) 272-9698.

WHO:             The United States Patent and Trademark Office

WHAT:           2018 National Trademark Exposition

WHEN:          Friday, July 27 and Saturday, July 28, 2018 10:00 AM-5:30 PM

WHERE:        National Museum of American History— 1300 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC 20560

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