Seven Years of Innovation
Join in the celebration as the USPTO marks the seventh anniversary of the historic opening of Elijah J. McCoy Midwest Regional Office, the first regional office in the agency's history. RSVP today
1:00 p.m. Welcome remarks by Director of the Elijah J. McCoy Midwest Regional USPTO Damian Porcari
1:02 p.m. National Anthem or Pledge of Allegiance (Assistant Regional Director of the Elijah J. McCoy Midwest Regional USPTO James O. Wilson )
1:05 p.m. Remarks Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the USPTO Laura Peter (TBD)
1:10 p.m. Unveiling of Elijah J. McCoy portrait
1:20 p.m. Remarks by Darlene McCoy, representing the McCoy family
1:30 p.m. Introduction of guests and senior staff
1:40 p.m. Closing remarks by Damian Porcari
1:45 p.m. Cake and coffee
To RSVP contact: MidwestRegion@uspto.gov or call 313-446-4800.
Coming to the Midwest Regional Office for an event? Free parking is available in the parking garage at 600 River Place, adjacent to our building. Guests must state they are visiting the USPTO. View more parking information.
The USPTO is a federal facility and visitors are required to show a valid form of government issued ID (driver's license or passport), and may be subject to security screening.