Did you know that patents offer country-by-country protection? Learn how to help protect your intellectual property in foreign jurisdictions. The USPTO's International Patent Legal Administration will host a two-hour seminar on considerations and options for filing foreign patent applications. This event is free and open to the public, so register early.
One hour of California MCLE credit is offered for this seminar.
The February 26 session will be offered virtually via WebEx to those registered for the event.
The discussion will include an overview of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) and the use of the Paris Convention for non-PCT countries.
Contact information for participating regional offices, as well as local start times for this event, are as follows:
- Rocky Mountain Regional USPTO: Email email@example.com or call 303-297-4700. Start time: 11 a.m. MT.
- Texas Regional USPTO: Email TXROevents@uspto.gov or call 469-295-9000. Start time: 12 p.m. CT.
- Midwest Regional USPTO: Email MidwestRegion@uspto.gov or call 313-446-4800. Start time: 1 p.m. ET.
- Eastern Regional USPTO: Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 571-272-2243. Start time: 1 p.m. ET.
This event is accessible to individuals with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation, including captioning, sign language interpreting, or other, please email email@example.com or call 408-918-9900.