Patent and Trademark Seminar

We are hosting Patent & Trademark Seminar in Baton Rouge, LA. This is part of our ongoing outreach to independent inventors, entrepreneurs, and small businesses. During this conference, you will have the opportunity to learn all about the patenting and trademarking process as it relates to your small business. You can opt to attend all sessions, or select the ones that you are most interested in.


For any questions about the event, please send e-mail to texasregionalUSPTOEvents@USPTO.GOV or call (469) 295 – 9000.


Start TimeEnd TimeEvent
8:00 AM8:20 AMRegistration & Networking Breakfast
8:20 AM8:30 AMIntroduction
8:30 AM8:45 AMWelcome Remarks
8:45 AM9:30 AMPatents - an Overview
9:30 AM10:15 AMTrademarks - an Overview
10:15 AM10:30 AMBreak
10:30 AM11:30 AMUSPTO & Local Counsel Panel
11:30 AM12:00 PMSBIR & STTR - Program Overview & Data Rights
12:00 PM1:00 PMLunch
1:00 PM1:30 PMSmall Business Development Resources
1:30 PM2:15 PMIs your invention patentable?
2:15 PM3:00 PMHow the USPTO searches
3:00 PM3:15 PMBreak
3:15 PM4:00 PMAn Examiner's Perspective on Office Actions
4:00 PM5:00 PMUSPTO & Local Counsel - Questions & Answers