USPTO To Host Combined Medical Device Technology Fair and Partnership Meeting

May 4, 2015
Press Release 15-09

CONTACT: (Media Only)
Patrick Ross or Paul Fucito
(571) 272-8400 or patrick.ross@uspto.gov or paul.fucito@uspto.gov

Washington – The U.S. Commerce Department’s United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will host its next Medical Device Technology Partnership Meeting on Tuesday, June 2 and Wednesday June 3, 2015. The USPTO periodically hosts Medical Device Technology Partnership Meetings to bring industry stakeholders and patent examiners and directors from Technology Center 3700 (TC 3700) together to share ideas, experiences, and insights on best practices in advancing prosecution and provide a forum for discussion on how the agency can improve and expand its relationship with the medical device technology community.

What: Combined Medical Device Partnership Meeting

When: June 2, 2015 –June 3, 2015

Where: USPTO Campus, Madison North Auditorium 
600 Dulany Street 
Alexandria, VA 22314

Who:

Rick Seidel, Assistant Deputy Commissioner for Patents, Mechanical Disciplines, USPTO

Angela Sykes, Group Director TC 3700, USPTO

Donald Hajec, Group Director TC 3700, USPTO

Andrew Wang, Group Director TC 3700, USPTO

Diego Gutierrez, Group Director TC 3700, USPTO

Space is limited and registration will be done on a first-come first-served basis. To RSVP, please visit the Combined Medical Device & Biotechnology Partnership Meeting registration page.

For more information, please contact Linda Dvorak at (571) 272-4764 or Kevin Sirmons at (571) 272-4965.

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