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.
Two hours of California MCLE credit is offered for this seminar.
The 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.
For more information, please email SiliconValley@uspto.gov, call 408-918-9900, or visit the USPTO's Silicon Valley Regional Office online.
Contact information for participating regional offices, as well as local start times for this event, are as follows:
- Rocky Mountain Regional Office: email RockyMountain@uspto.gov or call 303-297-4700. Start time: 11 a.m. MT.
- Texas Regional Office: email TXROevents@uspto.gov or call 469-295-9000. Start time: noon CT.
- Midwest Regional Office: email MidwestRegion@uspto.gov or call 313-446-4800. Start time: 1 p.m. ET.
- Eastern Regional Office: email EasternRegionalOutreachOffice@uspto.gov 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 SiliconValley@uspto.gov or call 408-918-9900.