World IP Day Event - Patent Application Filing Basics

The San Diego Intellectual Property Series continues with out next installment: Patent Application Filing Basics.  West Coast Regional U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Director John Cabeca returns to present the basics of filing a patent application.

This session is designed for inventors, entrepreneurs, and those who would like to learn more about filing a patent application. The seminar focuses on capturing your invention throughout your disclosure (e.g., specification, drawings, and claims) and will briefly discuss formality requirements (e.g., fonts sizes, margins, etc.). Additionally, attendees should have a basic understanding of patents.

World Intellectual Property Day 2018 will also be celebrated featuring a short program before the featured Patent Application Filing Basics presentation.

This is a free, public event at the San Diego Central Library. Please register for this event by April 29, 2018.

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6:30 p.m. – 6:35 p.m.

Welcome and Introduction to the Patent and Trademark Resource Center Services

San Diego Public Library Azalea Ebbay, San Diego Patent and Trademark Resource Center Representative

6:35 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.

Introduction to World Intellectual Property 2018 Day

John Cabeca, Director, West Coast Regional U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Joseph Mallon, Ph.D., Partner, Knobbe Martens, and Representative for American Intellectual Property Law Association

6:45 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Powering change: Women in innovation and creativity – An Interview with Allison Andrews

Allison Andrews, Founder and Director of Fashion Week San Diego® (FWSD), President of APA Business Consulting and Executive Director of FAB Authority

Interviewer: Lucero Resendiz, Senior at Escondido

High School and Girls Inc. Participant

7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Patent Application Filing Basics

John Cabeca, Director, West Coast Regional U.S. Patent and Trademark Office