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Inventor Info Chat

The OID Inventor Info Chat series is designed to provide inventors with relevant information on topics that assist with applying for a patent. Each Inventor Info Chat webinar includes speaker(s) presenting for approximately 30 minutes with the remaining time for questions and comments.

Inventor Info Chats occur on the 3rd Thursday of each month, are free and open to all. 

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El OID inventor Information chat Series está diseñado para proporcionar a los inventores información pertinente sobre temas que ayudan a solicitar una patente. Cada Webinario de info de inventor incluye orador (s) que presenta por aproximadamente 30 minutos con el tiempo restante para preguntas y comentarios.

Los chats de información de inventores se dan en el 3er jueves de cada mes, son gratuitos y abiertos a todos.)

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Joining the Webinar (Unirse al Webinar)

To participate during the webinar, email your questions and/or comments to inventorinfochat@uspto.gov.

(Para participar durante el Webinar, envíe sus preguntas y/o comentarios a  inventorinfochat@uspto.gov.)

Event Address
(Dirección del evento)

https://uspto-events.webex.com/uspto-events/onstage/g.php?MTID=eac7e1ffb8a72727466a9920b15c62048

                                                                                                           
Event Number
(Número de evento)

995 153 341

Event Password
(Contraseña de evento)

123456

Caption Link
(Enlace de subtítulos)
 http://www.captionedtext.com/client/embed.aspx?EventID=3293522

For more information on OID’s chats please send an email to oidevents@uspto.gov.

(Para más información sobre los chats de OID, por favor envíe un correo electrónico a oidevents@uspto.gov.

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2017 Chat Series (2017 serie chat)

Date Topic Speaker(s)

Upcoming programs (Próximos programas)
 
Thursday,
Nov. 16

11 a.m - Noon ET
Free Legal Services for Inventors
  • Presentation Slides (Coming Soon)

  • Video (Coming Soon)

Previous programs (Programas anteriores)
 
Thursday,
Feb. 16

11 a.m - Noon ET
The Different Types of Patent Applications
 
  • Robert Hodge
    OID Pro Se Assistance Program Coordinator and
    Supervisory Patent Examiner, TC 3600
     
  • Alford Kindred
    Supervisory Patent Examiner, TC 2100
Thursday,
March 16


11 a.m - Noon ET
How to Search and why you want to?
 
  • Robert Hodge
    OID Pro Se Assistance Program Coordinator and
    Supervisory Patent Examiner, TC 3600
     
  • Zandra Smith, Moderator,
    Supervisory Patent Examiner, TC 2800
Thursday,
April 20


11 a.m - Noon ET
How to File a Patent Application
 
  • Zandra Smith
    Supervisory Patent Examiner, TC 2800
     
  • Sean Wilkerson, Moderator
    Innovation Development Outreach & Program Specialist,
    United States Patent and Trademark Office
Thursday,
May 18


11 a.m - Noon ET
How to use EFS-Web to file a Patent Application
 
  • Robert Hodge, Moderator,
    OID Pro Se Assistance Program Coordinator and
    Supervisory Patent Examiner, TC 3600

Thursday,
June 15

11 a.m - Noon ET

Trademark Basics
 
  • Scott Baldwin
    Trademark Attorney, United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) 
     
  • Zandra Smith, Moderator,
    Supervisory Patent Examiner, TC 2800

Thursday,
July 20

11 a.m - Noon ET

Office of Petitions - Overview and Helpful Tips
 
  • Charles Kim
    Director of the Office of Petitions, United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) 
  • Ramesh Krishnamurthy
    Petitions Examiner in the Office of Petitions, United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) 
  • Namrata (Pinky) Boveja
    Acting Deputy Director of the Office of Petitions & Supervisory Patent Examiner for Art Unit 3682, United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) 
  • Robert Hodge, Moderator,
    OID Pro Se Assistance Program Coordinator and
    Supervisory Patent Examiner, TC 3600

Thursday,
August 17

11 a.m - Noon ET

Copyright Basics
 
  • Steve Ruwe
    Attorney Advisor, Copyright Law and Policy, USPTO’s Office of Policy and International Affairs
  • Robert Hodge, Moderator,
    OID Pro Se Assistance Program Coordinator and
    Supervisory Patent Examiner, TC 3600
Thursday,
Sept. 21

11 a.m - Noon ET

Design Patent Application Drawing Requirements

Thursday,
Oct. 19

11 a.m - Noon ET

Patents Overview (Resumen de patentes) - In Spanish (En Español)

  • Presentation Slides (Diapositivas de presentación)

  • Video (Coming Soon)
  • Diego Gutierrez
    Director of Technology Center 2600, United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) 
    (Director del centro tecnológico 2600, oficina de patentes y marcas de los Estados Unidos (USPTO))
  • Marivelisse Santiago-Cordero, Moderator,
    Supervisory Patent Examiner, TC 2600
    (Moderador,
    Supervisor de patentes, TC 2600)

 

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General Information (Información general)

To suggest topics for an upcoming Inventor Info Chat, request information on other events and/or general inquiries, please email oidevents@uspto.gov

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Para sugerir temas para una próxima charla de información sobre el inventor, solicite información sobre otros eventos y/o consultas generales, por favor envíe un correo electrónico oidevents@uspto.gov.)

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