K-12 Innovation Expo

Come Immerse Yourself in Innovation and Creativity!

Calling all educators, parents, and children! Join the National Inventors Hall of Fame®(NIHF) and United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to celebrate World Intellectual Property Day! Discover how NIHF's Inductees have changed the world with their big ideas and engage in hands-on fun at Innovation Stations. The expo will feature Superwomen Innovators in celebration of World Intellectual Property Day 2018: Powering Change: Women in Innovation and Creativity!  

Learn how to...

  • Turn your smart ideas into realities by designing patent-worthy prototypes;
  • Test your navigation skills with Optibots™, self-driving robots;
  • Catapult cupcakes and experience how STEM is a piece of cake;
  • Navigate through the invention process - from idea to marketing your product or service; and much more!

This event is free and open to the public. The Silicon Valley USPTO is located in the 3-story Wing building of the San Jose City Hall Complex. To help us plan activities, we'd love to know if you are attending.

Count me in!

Cohosted by:
National Inventors Hall of Fame
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
San Mateo County Office of Education - STEM Team
Santa Clara County Office of Education - STEAM Team

Please note that the Silicon Valley USPTO is a federal facility. Visitors are required to show a valid form of government-issued identification (driver license or passport) and may be subject to security screening to gain access.

This event is accessible to individuals with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation, including captioning, sign language interpreting, or other, please email siliconvalley@uspto.gov or call (408)918-9900.