The USPTO's Elijah J. McCoy Midwest Regional Office (MWRO) is located in the Stroh Building at 300 River Place Drive, Detroit, Michigan. As the first United States Patent and Trademark Office's 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.