Midwest Regional U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

The Elijah J. McCoy Midwest Regional Office (MWRO) of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is located in the Stroh Building at 300 River Place Drive, Detroit, Michigan. As the first USPTO regional office (opened July 2012), our goal is to promote innovation and stimulate the economy by connecting entrepreneurs to government resources, supporting students and teachers through our STEM education programs including professional development for teachers, gathering feedback from regional stakeholders, and recruiting diverse talent from the region. Browse the content below to learn more about what the MWRO can do for you.