Enhanced Patent Quality Initiative events

The Enhanced Patent Quality Initiative (EPQI) ensures we are positioned for a continuous process of patent quality improvement well into the future. We are building more confidence in our patent system, making the system understandable and usable by all inventors, and ensuring each of our customers is treated fairly and professionally throughout the patent application process. Join one of our many events that discuss this topic.

Timeframe
October 2015
1
PTAB Boardside Chat about Proposed AIA Trial Rules Virtual
12:00 p.m. ET
8
ALA’s 2015 Intellectual Property Conference for Legal Professionals , US
10:45 a.m. ET
8
Congressional Trademark Caucus Relaunch Washington, DC US
2:30 p.m. ET
13
Patent Quality Chat Webinar — Special Programs for Patent Prosecution Virtual and
, US
12:00 p.m. ET
14
Patent Application Filing and Management Focus Session Alexandria, VA US
9:30 a.m. ET
14
Launch Event for the Chicago-Kent Patent Hub Chicago, IL US
5:00 p.m. CT
15
IP Primer and Considerations for Inventors, Entrepreneurs, and Startups New York, NY US
6:30 p.m. ET
16
Silicon Valley StartUp Conference San Jose, CA US
9:00 a.m. PT
17
USPTO Detroit Saturday Seminar Detroit, MI US
10:30 a.m. ET
21
Alexandria, Virginia - Software Partnership Meeting on October 21, 2015 Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
11:30 a.m. ET
21
Silicon Valley Open House for San Jose City Employees San Jose, CA US
11:30 a.m. PT
21
Patent Quality Roundtable Denver, CO US
2:00 p.m. MT
28
STEM Community Outreach
1:00 p.m. ET
30
Third Annual Safety Datapalooza Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
9:00 a.m. ET
November 2015
3
Trademark Fee Proposal Hearing Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
1:30 p.m. ET
4
Patent Quality Discussion Series – Michigan event Auburn Hills, MI US
9:00 a.m. ET
5
eMod Patent Center and Global Dossier Information Session Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
2:00 p.m. ET
6
Patent Quality Discussion Series – North Carolina event Durham, NC US
9:00 a.m. ET
10
Midwest Regional Office Press Tour Detroit, MI US
10:00 a.m. ET
10
Roundtable - Invention: Does Gender Matter? Virtual and
Richardson, TX US
10:00 a.m. CT
10
Watch in Silicon Valley USPTO - Patent Quality Chat Webinar San Jose, CA US
9:00 a.m. PT
10
Patent Quality Chat Webinar — Update on the Enhanced Patent Quality Initiative Virtual and
, US
12:00 p.m. ET
10
Invention: Does Gender Matter - Networking Lunch Richardson, TX US
11:45 a.m. CT
10
Silicon Valley USPTO Trademark Tuesday—”Lunch and Learn” San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
17
STEM Community Outreach Mt. Clemens, MI US
3:00 p.m. ET
17
Collegiate Inventors Competition Expo and Awards Ceremony Alexandria, VA US
3:00 p.m. ET
17
Info Session: Ombudsman, Prior Art Search, and Interview Practice San Jose, CA US
3:30 p.m. PT
19
Patent Public Advisory Committee Quarterly Meeting - November 2015 Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
9:00 a.m. ET
19
Patent Public Advisory Committee Fee Setting Hearing Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
2:00 p.m. ET
19
Patent "Lunch and Learn" San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
23
Delaware Patent Pro Bono Program Launch Wilmington, DE US
1:00 p.m. ET
December 2015
7
IPR Protection, Cross-Licensing and International Trade Shows San Jose, CA US
1:00 p.m. PT
7
Midwest Regional Office IP Attaché Outreach Virtual and
Detroit, MI US
4:00 p.m. ET
8
Silicon Valley USPTO Trademark Tuesday—”Lunch and Learn” San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
10
Legal Secretaries & Administrators’ Conference , US
8:00 a.m. ET
11
Legal Secretaries & Administrators’ Conference , US
8:00 a.m. ET
11
Trademark Public Advisory Committee Executive Session Alexandria, VA US
11:00 a.m. ET
12
Denver Saturday Seminar Denver, CO US
10:00 a.m. MT
17
Patent "Lunch and Learn" San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
January 2016
7
Hosting Program on Ex Parte Appeals and AIA Trials Dallas, TX US
9:00 a.m. CT
8
Silicon Valley USPTO Public Tour San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
12
Global Dossier Information Session Alexandria, VA US
9:00 a.m. ET
12
Watch at Silicon Valley USPTO - Patent Quality Chat Webinar San Jose, CA US
9:00 a.m. PT
12
Patent Quality Chat Webinar (2016 Series) – Topic Submission for Case Studies and Post Grant Outcomes Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
12:00 p.m. ET
12
Trademark Tuesday—”Lunch and Learn” San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
14
Global Dossier Information Session , US
9:00 a.m. ET
19
Introduction to Patents and Trademarks Workshop Detroit, MI US
4:00 p.m. ET
21
Patent "Lunch and Learn" San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
25
AIA Live Hearing Midwest Regional Office Detroit, MI US
9:00 a.m. ET
26
AIA Live Hearing Midwest Regional Office Detroit, MI US
10:00 a.m. ET
26
Patents and Trademarks: Protecting Your Intellectual Property San Jose, CA US
10:00 a.m. PT
26
Introduction to Patent and Trademark Searching Detroit, MI US
4:00 p.m. ET
27
STEM Community Outreach Detroit, MI US
4:00 p.m. ET
29
USPTO Texas Regional Inventors Conference Dallas, TX US
9:30 a.m. ET
February 2016
1
Super Bowl City Patent Examiner 1-on-1 Meetings San Francisco, CA US
2:00 p.m. PT
2
PTAB Boardside Chat February 2, 2016 at noon Virtual
12:00 p.m. ET
2
Super Bowl City Patent Examiner 1-on-1 Meetings San Francisco, CA US
2:00 p.m. PT
3
Super Bowl City Patent Examiner 1-on-1 Meetings San Francisco, CA US
2:00 p.m. PT
4
Patent Public Advisory Committee Quarterly Meeting - February 2016 Alexandria, VA US
9:00 a.m. ET
4
Super Bowl City Patent Examiner 1-on-1 Meetings San Francisco, CA US
2:00 p.m. PT
5
Silicon Valley USPTO Public Tour San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
9
Patent Quality Chat Webinar (2016 Series) – First Inventor to File (FITF) Patent Prosecution Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
12:00 p.m. ET
9
Midwest Regional Office USPTO Trademark Tuesday — "Lunch and Learn" Detroit, MI US
12:30 p.m. ET
9
Trademark Tuesday San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
10
Cybersecurity Partnership Meeting San Jose, CA US
8:30 a.m. PT
10
PTAB Tips and Strategies for Trials and Appeals San Jose, CA US
12:30 p.m. PT
11
Veteran Internship Program (VIP) Information Session Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
1:00 p.m. ET
11
WebEx Training for Administrative Professionals Detroit, MI US
2:00 p.m. ET
11
Speed Dating for Startups San Jose, CA US
5:00 p.m. PT
12
Trademark Public Advisory Committee Quarterly Meeting - February 2016 Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
9:00 a.m. ET
17
Pennsylvania Patent Pro Bono Program Launch Event Philadelphia, PA US
6:30 p.m. ET
18
Midwest Regional Office Patent — “Lunch and Learn” Detroit, MI US
12:30 p.m. ET
18
Patent Brown Bag "Lunch and Learn" San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
18
Copyright Basics and Considerations for Entrepreneurs New York, NY US
7:00 p.m. ET
19
Midwest Regional Office Public Tour Detroit, MI US
12:00 p.m. ET
22
San Jose CA PTRC Public Training Program San Jose, CA US
10:00 a.m. PT
23
USPTO Texas Regional Office Trademark Seminar Dallas, TX US
9:00 a.m. CT
24
PTAB/TTAB Stadium Tour - Dedman School of Law Dallas, TX US
12:00 p.m. CT
26
PTAB/TTAB Stadium Tour - Emory Law School Atlanta, GA US
12:00 p.m. ET
March 2016
1
PTAB/TTAB Stadium Tour - University of Missouri School of Law Columbia, MO US
9:00 a.m. CT
2
New Science of Innovation Videos and Live Twitter Chat Virtual
1:00 p.m. ET
3
TTABVUE USERS FORUM Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
1:00 p.m. ET
4
#USPTOJobsHQ16: Patent Examiner Career Open House Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
9:00 a.m. ET
4
PTAB/TTAB Stadium Tour - S.J. Quinney College of Law Salt Lake City, UT US
11:00 a.m. MT
4
Silicon Valley USPTO Public Tour San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
5
#USPTOJobsHQ16: Patent Examiner Career Open House Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
9:00 a.m. ET
8
Patent Quality Chat Webinar (2016 Series) – Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC) System Update and a Glossary Pilot Report Out Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
12:00 p.m. ET
8
Trademark Tuesday Detroit, MI US
12:30 p.m. ET
8
Trademark Tuesday San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
9
National Medal of Technology and Innovation Informational Webinar 2016 Alexandria, VA US
2:00 p.m. ET
9
Info Session For Design Patent Examiner Positions San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
10
The 11th Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute Alexandria, VA, US
7:30 a.m. ET
11
The 11th Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute Alexandria, VA, US
7:30 a.m. ET
17
Patent Lunch and Learn Detroit, MI US
12:30 p.m. ET
23
Request for Information Related to Intellectual Property, Genetic Resources and Associated Traditional Knowledge
3:00 p.m. ET
23
Trademark Basics: What Every Small Business Should Know Now, Not Later New York, NY US
6:30 p.m. ET
24
USPTO Texas Regional Office of Petitions Seminar Dallas, TX US
10:00 a.m. CT
31
Women Entrepreneurs: Special Considerations New York, NY US
6:30 p.m. ET
April 2016
1
Silicon Valley USPTO Public Tour San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
5
PTAB Boardside Chat April 5, 2016 at Noon Virtual
12:00 p.m. ET
8
Screening of "CODE - Debugging the Gender Gap" Documentary Alexandria, VA US
1:00 p.m. ET
12
Excellence in Customer Service: Meet the Regional Offices Virtual
12:00 p.m. ET
13
Seminar on WIPO Services and Initiatives - Nashville Nashville, TN US
8:45 a.m. ET
15
Seminar on WIPO Services and Initiatives - Atlanta Atlanta, GA US
8:45 a.m. ET
19
USPTO Design Day - Midwest Detroit, MI US
9:00 a.m. ET
19
Trademark Tuesday Detroit, MI US
12:30 p.m. ET
19
Trademark Tuesday San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
20
World IP Day Detroit 2016 Southfield, MI US
5:00 p.m. ET
21
Patent Brown Bag "Lunch and Learn" San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
21
World IP Day 2016 - Bay Area San Jose, CA US
6:00 p.m. PT
22
WIPO Match: IP Support for Developing Economies - Silicon Valley San Jose, CA US
9:30 a.m. PT
26
St. Louis, MO PTRC Public Training Program St. Louis, MO US
8:00 a.m. CT
26
Biotechnology/Chemical/Pharmaceutical Customer Partnership- April 26, 2016 Alexandria, VA US
10:00 a.m. ET
26
World IP Day at the USPTO Alexandria, VA US
11:00 a.m. ET
26
PTAB to Host Special Boardside Chat Webinar about New AIA Trial Rules on 4/26 Virtual
12:00 p.m. ET
26
World IP Day on the Hill Washington, DC US
4:00 p.m. ET
27
Patent Community Symposium - Midwest Detroit, MI US
8:30 a.m. ET
27
Patent Quality Community Symposium Alexandria, VA US
9:00 a.m. ET
27
Patent Community Symposium Dallas, TX US
8:00 a.m. CT
27
Patent Quality Community Symposium: Rocky Mountain Region Virtual and
Denver, CO US
8:00 a.m. MT
27
World Intellectual Property Day Expo 2016 Dallas, TX US
10:00 a.m. CT
27
Patent Community Symposium - Silicon Valley San Jose, CA US
9:00 a.m. PT
May 2016
2
Madrid Update Detroit, MI US
2:00 p.m. ET
5
Patent Public Advisory Committee Quarterly Meeting - May 2016 Alexandria, VA US
9:00 a.m. ET
6
Silicon Valley USPTO Public Tour San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
10
Patent Quality Chat – Enhancing Examination Evaluation Using the Master Review Form (MRF) Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
12:00 p.m. ET
10
Trademark Tuesday Detroit, MI US
12:30 p.m. ET
10
Trademark Tuesday San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
17
New York Intellectual Property Law Association Annual Meeting New York, NY US
12:00 p.m. ET
18
Patent Wednesday Detroit, MI US
12:30 p.m. ET
18
USPTO Additive Manufacturing Partnership Meeting Alexandria, VA US
1:00 p.m. ET
19
Seminar for Startups: Protecting your IP Minneapolis, MN US
9:00 a.m. CT
19
Patent Brown Bag "Lunch and Learn" San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
20
Introduction to Intellectual Property and Midwest USPTO Detroit, MI US
12:00 p.m. ET
24
#AskUSPTOJobs: Patent Examiner Career Twitter Chat Virtual
2:00 p.m. ET
25
USPTO Midwest Regional Seminar Kansas City, MO US
10:00 a.m. CT
25
"Inventing a Better Mousetrap" book-signing by the authors Alexandria, VA US
12:00 p.m. ET
26
Entrepreneurship Symposium Wilmington, DE US
9:00 a.m. ET
27
Entrepreneurship Symposium Wilmington, DE US
9:00 a.m. ET
June 2016
1
Trademark Wednesday "Lunch and Learn" Dallas, TX US
12:30 p.m. CT
2
Webinar: Patent Examiner Career Info Session - CA & TX Virtual
3:00 p.m. ET
3
Silicon Valley USPTO Public Tour San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
4
Northern Virginia National Day of Civic Hacking 2016 Alexandria, VA US
8:00 a.m. ET
6
IIPLA 2nd Global IP Summit , US
8:00 a.m. ET
6
Prior Art Access Regional Office Focus Sessions and Global Dossier Information Sessions Denver , CO US
2:00 p.m. MT
7
IIPLA 2nd Global IP Summit , US
8:00 a.m. ET
7
PTAB Boardside Chat June 7, 2016 at Noon Virtual
12:00 p.m. ET
8
DevOpsDays DC Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
8:00 a.m. ET
8
The Economic Contribution of Technology Licensing Alexandria, VA US
8:30 a.m. ET
8
Prior Art Access Regional Office Focus Sessions and Global Dossier Information Sessions Dallas, TX US
11:30 a.m. CT
9
DevOpsDays DC Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
8:00 a.m. ET
10
TPAC Quarterly Meeting June 2016 Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
9:00 a.m. ET
14
Prior Art Access Regional Office Focus Sessions and Global Dossier Information Sessions Detroit, MI US
9:00 a.m. ET
14
Patent Quality Chat – eCommerce Modernization (eMod): Improving the Electronic Patent Application Process Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
12:00 p.m. ET
14
Trademark Tuesday Detroit, MI US
12:30 p.m. ET
14
Trademark Tuesday San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
15
Innovation Matters , US
12:00 p.m. ET
15
Patent Wednesday Detroit, MI US
12:30 p.m. ET
15
USPTO and AIPLA Co-Sponsoring Second Annual PTAB Bench & Bar Conference on June 15 Alexandria, VA US
1:00 p.m. ET
15
Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Seminar San Jose, CA US
1:00 p.m. PT
16
Prior Art Access Regional Office Focus Sessions and Global Dossier Information Sessions San Jose, CA US
9:00 a.m. PT
16
Accessing Relevant Prior Art and Global Dossier Information Session San Jose, CA US
9:00 a.m. PT
16
Patent Brown Bag "Lunch and Learn" San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
17
Introduction to Intellectual Property and Midwest USPTO Detroit, MI US
12:00 p.m. ET
18
Saturday Seminar - Silicon Valley San Jose, CA US
10:00 a.m. PT
21
Patent Quality Chat – SPECIAL ENGAGEMENT – Evaluating Subject Matter Eligibility Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
12:00 p.m. ET
22
Trademark Madrid Protocol: Update and Tips for Users San Jose, CA US
1:00 p.m. PT
23
2016 Legal Secretaries and Administrators’ Conference Alexandria , VA US
8:00 a.m. ET
23
Patent Trial and Appeal Board Hearing at Midwest Regional Office Detroit, MI US
9:00 a.m. ET
23
PTAB to Host Special Boardside Chat on June 23, 2016 at noon to Demo a new PTAB E2E system Virtual
12:00 p.m. ET
24
2016 Legal Secretaries and Administrators’ Conference Alexandria , VA US
8:00 a.m. ET
24
Public Meeting: Report Out on the comments to the TTAB’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Alexandria, VA US
1:00 p.m. ET
24
Public Meeting on TTAB’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
1:00 p.m. ET
28
USPTO IP and 3D Printing Conference Alexandria, VA US
9:00 a.m. ET
28
Patent and Trademark Seminar San Antonio, TX US
8:00 a.m. CT
28
IP and 3D Printing Conference Dallas, TX US
8:00 a.m. CT
28
USPTO IP and 3D Printing Conference at Midwest Regional Office Detroit, MI US
9:00 a.m. ET
28
Legal and Policy Considerations of Intellectual Property in 3D Printing Denver, CO US
7:30 a.m. MT
28
USPTO IP and 3D Printing Conference at Silicon Valley San Jose, CA US
9:30 a.m. PT
29
Bring your own lunch & learn about Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC) Dallas, TX US
11:30 a.m. CT
29
Innovation to Power the Nation (and the World): Reinventing our Climate Future Virtual and
Washington, DC US
1:00 p.m. ET
30
Biotechnology, Chemical and Pharmaceutical Partnership Meeting Dallas, TX US
9:00 a.m. CT
30
Biotechnology/Chemical/Pharmaceutical Customer Partnership- June 30, 2016 Alexandria, VA US
10:00 a.m. ET
30
Second Anniversary Celebration & Reception Denver, CO US
4:30 p.m. MT
July 2016
1
Silicon Valley USPTO Public Tour San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
6
Trademarks Lunch and Learn Dallas, TX US
12:30 p.m. CT
12
Patent Technology Centers 3600 & 3700 Customer Partnership
8:30 a.m. ET
12
Patent Quality Chat – Opportunities for Examiner Interviews: First Action Interview Pilot and General Practice Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
12:00 p.m. ET
12
Trademark Tuesday Detroit, MI US
12:30 p.m. ET
12
Trademark Tuesday San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
13
Patent Technology Centers 3600 & 3700 Customer Partnership
8:30 a.m. ET
15
Introduction to Intellectual Property and Midwest USPTO Detroit, MI US
12:00 p.m. ET
17
2016 National Summer Teacher Institute East Lansing, MI US
8:00 a.m. ET
18
2016 National Summer Teacher Institute East Lansing, MI US
8:00 a.m. ET
19
2016 National Summer Teacher Institute East Lansing, MI US
8:00 a.m. ET
20
2016 National Summer Teacher Institute East Lansing, MI US
8:00 a.m. ET
20
Patent Wednesday Detroit, MI US
12:30 p.m. ET
21
2016 National Summer Teacher Institute East Lansing, MI US
8:00 a.m. ET
21
Patent Brown Bag "Lunch and Learn" San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
22
2016 National Summer Teacher Institute East Lansing, MI US
8:00 a.m. ET
25
AIPLA’s 20th Annual Patent Cooperation Treaty Seminar Virtual and
, US
8:00 a.m. ET
26
AIPLA’s 20th Annual Patent Cooperation Treaty Seminar Virtual and
, US
8:00 a.m. ET
26
Patent and Trademark Seminar El Paso, TX US
8:00 a.m. MT
26
Denver, CO PTRC Public Training Program Denver, CO US
10:00 a.m. MT
26
CANCELLED - PTAB to Host Special Boardside Chat on 7/26 to Meet New Chief Judge David Ruschke Virtual
12:00 p.m. ET
26
Overview of the Patent Pro Bono Program and Ethical Issues in Representing Pro Bono Clients at Silicon Valley USPTO San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
27
PTAB E2E Boardside Chat July 27, 2016 at Noon Virtual
12:00 p.m. ET
27
Overview of the Patent Pro Bono Program and Ethical Issues in Representing Pro Bono Clients (Los Angeles) Los Angeles, CA US
6:00 p.m. PT
28
Overview of the Patent Pro Bono Program and Ethical Issues in Representing Pro Bono Clients (San Diego) San Diego, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
August 2016
2
CANCELLED - PTAB Boardside Chat August 2, 2016 at Noon Virtual
12:00 p.m. ET
3
Meet the Trademark Experts Dallas, TX US
12:30 p.m. CT
5
Silicon Valley USPTO Public Tour San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
8
Dallas Area Paralegal Association (DAPA) Petition's Seminar Dallas, TX US
12:00 p.m. CT
9
Patent Formality Review and Petitions Dallas, TX US
10:00 a.m. CT
9
Patent Quality Chat – The Post-Prosecution Pilot: A New After Final Collaboration Program Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
12:00 p.m. ET
9
Trademark Tuesday Detroit, MI US
12:30 p.m. ET
9
Trademark Tuesday San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
12
Salt Lake City Regional Conference for Inventors, Makers and Entrepreneurs Salt Lake City, UT US
8:00 a.m. MT
13
Intellectual Property Seminar At Hawaii State Library PTRC (Honolulu, HI) Honolulu, HI US
10:30 a.m. HT
17
2016 PPAC Annual Report Planning Meeting Virtual
8:30 a.m. ET
17
Patent Wednesday Detroit, MI US
12:30 p.m. ET
18
Patent Public Advisory Committee Quarterly Meeting Alexandria, VA US
9:00 a.m. ET
18
Meet the Patent Experts Dallas, TX US
12:30 p.m. CT
18
Patent Brown Bag "Lunch and Learn" San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
19
Introduction to Intellectual Property and Midwest USPTO Detroit, MI US
12:00 p.m. ET
23
Inventor’s Oath or Declaration Patent Provisions Seminar San Jose, CA US
9:00 a.m. PT
25
Patents and Trademarks, Where to Start ... Newark, DE US
8:30 a.m. ET
25
Free Webinar: Bringing Your Company into the Innovation Ecosystem Virtual
2:00 p.m. ET
25
Cancer Moonshot Challenge - Info Session Virtual
3:00 p.m. ET
September 2016
2
Silicon Valley USPTO Public Tour San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
7
Meet the Trademark Experts Dallas, TX US
12:30 p.m. CT
8
Lansing Regional Seminar East Lansing, MI US
9:00 a.m. ET
13
Patent Quality Chat – Future Information Disclosure Practice in a Global Dossier Environment Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
12:00 p.m. ET
13
Trademark Tuesday Detroit, MI US
12:30 p.m. ET
13
Trademark Tuesday San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
15
Patent Brown Bag "Lunch and Learn" San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
16
Trademark Public Advisory Committee Quarterly Meeting Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
9:00 a.m. ET
16
Introduction to Intellectual Property and Midwest USPTO Detroit, MI US
12:00 p.m. ET
20
Advanced Patent Seminar Dallas, TX US
8:30 a.m. CT
20
Rocky Mountain Trademark Tuesday Denver, CO US
11:30 a.m. MT
21
Las Cruces, NM PTRC Public Training Program Las Cruces, NM US
8:30 a.m. MT
21
Patent Wednesday Detroit, MI US
12:30 p.m. ET
21
America Invents Act Anniversary Washington, DC US
3:00 p.m. ET
28
Houghton, MI PTRC Public Training Program
11:30 a.m. ET
28
Roundtable on Importing Prior Art Automatically & Streamlining Patent Issuance Alexandria, VA US
1:00 p.m. ET
29
Morgantown,WV PTRC Public Training Program Morgantown, WV US
9:30 a.m. ET
29
Denver Biz Tech Expo Denver, CO US
9:00 a.m. MT
October 2016
1
2016 Inventors Conference - Gillette, WY Gillette, WY US
7:30 a.m. MT
2
ALAS - STEM Event Denver, CO US
12:00 p.m. MT
4
Lincoln Startup Week - Lincoln, NE Lincoln, NE US
8:00 a.m. MT
4
PTAB Boardside Chat October 4, 2016 at Noon Virtual
12:00 p.m. ET
4
Advisory Hours at The Commons on Champa Denver, CO US
1:00 p.m. MT
5
Lincoln Startup Week - Lincoln, NE Lincoln, NE US
8:00 a.m. MT
5
Seminar on Pursuing Patent Protection Abroad San Jose, CA US
9:00 a.m. PT
5
Meet the Trademark Experts Dallas, TX US
12:30 p.m. CT
7
Silicon Valley USPTO Public Tour San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
8
NoCo Mini Maker Faire Loveland, CO US
10:00 a.m. MT
9
NoCo Mini Maker Faire Loveland, CO US
10:00 a.m. MT
11
Patent Quality Chat – Assistance in Patenting: Patents Ombudsman and Pro Se Assistance Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
12:00 p.m. ET
11
Trademark Tuesday Detroit, MI US
1:45 p.m. ET
11
Trademark Tuesday San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
12
Patent & Trademark Seminar New Orleans, LA US
8:00 a.m. CT
13
Meet the Patent Experts: All about Provisionals Dallas, TX US
12:30 p.m. CT
19
Biotechnology/Chemical/Pharmaceutical Customer Partnership - October 19, 2016
10:00 a.m. ET
19
Boise Startup Week Boise, ID US
9:00 a.m. MT
19
Patent Wednesday Detroit, MI US
12:30 p.m. ET
20
Patent Brown Bag "Lunch and Learn" San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
21
2016 National Trademark Expo Washington, DC US
10:00 a.m. ET
21
Introduction to Intellectual Property and Midwest USPTO Detroit, MI US
12:00 p.m. ET
22
2016 National Trademark Expo Washington, DC US
10:00 a.m. ET
25
Atlanta GA PTRC Public Training Program Atlanta, GA US
8:30 a.m. ET
27
Importing Prior Art Automatically & Streamlining Patent Issuance Roundtable Chicago, IL US
1:00 p.m. CT
27
2016 Nebraska State Bar Association : New Perspectives La Vista, NE US
1:15 p.m. MT
28
2016 PatentsView Workshop on Engaging User Communities Alexandria, VA US
8:30 a.m. ET
31
Protecting Your IP Overseas: WIPO Services and Initiatives San Jose, CA US
9:00 a.m. PT
November 2016
1
Patent and Trademark Seminar Baton Rouge, LA US
8:00 a.m. CT
1
Advisory Hours at The Commons on Champa Denver, CO US
1:00 p.m. MT
2
Colorado Bar IP Section Breakfast Roundtable with Will Covey Denver, CO US
8:00 a.m. MT
2
Meet the Trademark Experts Dallas, TX US
12:30 p.m. CT
3
PPAC Quarterly Meeting Alexandria, VA US
9:00 a.m. ET
3
Trademark Public Advisory Committee executive session Alexandria, VA US
11:30 a.m. ET
3
Patent Quality Forum Series - Washington DC Washington, DC US
4:30 p.m. ET
4
2016 Collegiate Inventors Competition® Expo and Awards Alexandria, VA US
11:00 a.m. ET
4
Silicon Valley USPTO Public Tour San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
8
Patent Quality Chat – Clarity of the Record Pilot: A Discussion of Findings Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
12:00 p.m. ET
8
Trademark Tuesday San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
10
Meet the Patent Experts Dallas, TX US
12:30 p.m. CT
10
Patent Quality Forum Series - Milwaukee WI Milwaukee, WI US
2:00 p.m. CT
12
Steam-A-Palooza II - World of Tomorrow Aurora, CO US
9:00 a.m. MT
14
Patent Examination Time Goals: Roundtable 1 Alexandria, VA US
9:00 a.m. ET
14
Patent Subject Matter Eligibility: Roundtable 1 – Webcast Dallas, TX US
11:00 a.m. CT
14
Patent Subject Matter Eligibility : Roundtable 1 - Webcast Denver, CO US
11:00 a.m. MT
14
Patent Subject Matter Eligibility: Roundtable 1 - Webcast Detroit, MI US
1:00 p.m. ET
14
Patent Subject Matter Eligibility: Roundtable 1 Alexandria, VA US
1:00 p.m. ET
14
Patent Subject Matter Eligibility: Roundtable 1 - Webcast San Jose, CA US
10:00 a.m. PT
14
Patent Quality Forum Series - Kansas City MO Kansas City, MO US
6:00 p.m. CT
16
Patent Wednesday Detroit, MI US
12:30 p.m. ET
16
Patent Quality Forum Series - Baton Rouge LA Baton Rouge, LA US
3:00 p.m. CT
16
Patent Quality Forum Series Baton Rouge, LA US
3:00 p.m. CT
16
Patent Quality Forum Series - Portland OR Portland, OR US
3:00 p.m. PT
17
Patent Brown Bag "Lunch and Learn" San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
17
Forum on the North American Patent Prosecution Highway Region Dallas, TX US
2:15 p.m. CT
18
Introduction to Intellectual Property and Midwest USPTO Detroit, MI US
12:00 p.m. ET
18
Spanish IP Seminar Dallas, TX US
1:00 p.m. CT
29
Patent Examination Time Goals: Roundtable 2 Dallas, TX US
10:00 a.m. CT
29
Recent Developments at the European Patent Office Detroit, MI US
11:00 a.m. ET
December 2016
2
Silicon Valley USPTO Public Tour San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
5
World Trade Center Denver Hosts USPTO IP Attaches to Discuss IP Protection Abroad Denver, CO US
8:00 a.m. MT
5
Patent Subject Matter Eligibility: Roundtable 2 Stanford, CA US
8:30 a.m. PT
5
Patent Subject Matter Eligibility: Roundtable 2 - Webcast Denver, CO US
9:30 a.m. MT
5
Patent Subject Matter Eligibility: Roundtable 2 - Webcast Detroit, MI US
11:30 a.m. ET
5
Patent Subject Matter Eligibility: Roundtable 2 – Webcast Dallas, TX US
10:30 a.m. CT
5
Patent Subject Matter Eligibility: Roundtable 2 – Webcast Alexandria, VA US
11:30 a.m. ET
8
Highland Heights, KY PTRC Public Training Highland Heights, KY US
1:00 p.m. ET
9
Developing the Digital Marketplace for Copyrighted Works - Webcast Dallas, TX US
7:30 a.m. CT
9
Developing the Digital Marketplace for Copyrighted Works Alexandria, VA US
8:30 a.m. ET
9
Developing the Digital Marketplace for Copyrighted Works - Webcast Denver, CO US
8:30 a.m. MT
9
Developing the Digital Marketplace for Copyrighted Works - Webcast San Jose, CA US
9:30 a.m. PT
13
Patent Quality Conference - Webcast Dallas, TX US
7:30 a.m. CT
13
Patent Quality Conference - Webcast San Jose, CA US
9:00 a.m. PT
13
Trademark Tuesday Detroit, MI US
12:30 p.m. ET
13
Trademark Tuesday San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
14
Advanced Patent & Trademark Seminar San Antonio, TX US
8:30 a.m. CT
14
Intellectual Property (IP) Attaché Career Roundtable Discussion - Webcast Virtual
11:30 a.m. ET
15
Patent Examination Time Goals: Roundtable 4 Denver, CO US
10:00 a.m. MT
15
Patent Brown Bag "Lunch and Learn" San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
January 2017
5
Introduction to Intellectual Property and Midwest USPTO Detroit, MI US
12:00 p.m. ET
6
Silicon Valley USPTO Public Tour San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
7
Intellectual Property Series for Beginners - Introduction to Intellectual Property Denver, CO US
9:00 a.m. MT
9
A Conversation on Claim Interpretation and 112(f) Dallas, TX US
12:00 p.m. CT
10
Stakeholder Training on Examination Practice and Procedure (STEPP) Dallas , TX US
8:30 a.m. CT
10
Regional Inventors Seminar: Louisville, Kentucky Louisville, KY US
10:00 a.m. ET
10
Patent Quality Chat - Webcast San Jose, CA US
9:00 a.m. PT
10
PTAB Boardside Chat - Webcast Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
12:00 p.m. ET
10
Trademark Tuesday Detroit, MI US
12:30 p.m. ET
10
Trademark Tuesday San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
11
Stakeholder Training on Examination Practice and Procedure (STEPP) Dallas , TX US
8:30 a.m. CT
11
Patent Examination Time Goals: Roundtable 5 San Jose, CA US
1:00 p.m. PT
12
Stakeholder Training on Examination Practice and Procedure (STEPP) Dallas , TX US
8:30 a.m. CT
12
CANCELED - Hague Conference’s Preliminary Draft Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgements
1:00 p.m. ET
13
TPAC Quarterly Meeting Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
9:00 a.m. ET
13
Diversity Boot Camp on Intellectual Property Denver, CO US
8:30 a.m. MT
17
Connecting IP, Innovation, and STEM in the Classroom San Jose, CA US
4:00 p.m. PT
18
Patent Wednesday Detroit, MI US
12:30 p.m. ET
18
Meet the Trademark Experts Dallas, TX US
12:30 p.m. CT
19
Patent Quality Chat Webinar - Silicon Valley Simulcast San Jose, CA US
9:00 a.m. PT
19
Patent Quality Chat - Webinar Virtual and
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12:00 p.m. ET
19
Meet the Patent Experts: Class One Dallas, TX US
12:30 p.m. CT
19
Patent Brown Bag "Lunch and Learn" San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
21
Patents & Trademarks Workshop Corpus Christi, TX US
8:00 a.m. CT
24
San Antonio, TX PTRC Public Training
9:00 a.m. CT
24
Protecting Your IP San Antonio, TX US
9:00 a.m. CT
24
Hands-on Patent Search Worskhop San Jose, CA US
1:00 p.m. PT
25
Patent Quality Update Cary, NC US
10:00 a.m. ET
27
Patent Basics and Resources for Inventors Alexandria, VA US
8:30 a.m. ET
31
Design Patent Brown Bag "Lunch and Learn" San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
February 2017
1
Meet the Trademark Experts Dallas, TX US
12:30 p.m. CT
2
Introduction to Intellectual Property and Midwest USPTO Detroit, MI US
12:00 p.m. ET
3
Silicon Valley USPTO Public Tour San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
4
Intellectual Property Series for Beginners - Patent Application Basics and Online Filing Denver, CO US
9:30 a.m. MT
14
Seminar for Startups: Understanding Intellectual Property Ann Arbor, MI US
10:30 a.m. ET
14
Trademark Tuesday Detroit, MI US
11:30 a.m. ET
14
Patent Quality Chat Webinar - Simulcast San Jose, CA US
9:00 a.m. PT
14
Patent Quality Chat - Webinar Virtual and
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12:00 p.m. ET
14
Trademark Tuesday San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
15
10th Annual Veteran's Small Business & Why Hire a Vet Conference Colorado Springs, CO US
7:30 a.m. MT
15
Patent Wednesday Detroit, MI US
12:30 p.m. ET
15
Meet the Patent Experts: Class 2 Dallas, TX US
12:30 p.m. CT
16
The Different Types of Patent Applications - Webinar
11:00 a.m. ET
16
Panel Discussion on Inventors and the Patent System at the National Museum of American History Washington, DC US
1:00 p.m. ET
16
Patent Brown Bag "Lunch and Learn" San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
17
[Postponed] Fabrication and Innovation Series: IP Strategy is a Business Strategy San Diego, CA US
4:00 p.m. PT
17
Intellectual Property Q & A Session San Diego, CA US
4:00 p.m. PT
21
PPAC Executive Session
3:00 p.m. ET
22
Patents and Trademarks: Why Search? Detroit, MI US
1:30 p.m. ET
22
Patents and Trademarks: Why Search? Detroit, MI US
1:30 p.m. ET
24
Utah IP Summit Salt Lake City, UT US
7:30 a.m. MT
28
Fort Collins Startup Week Fort Collins, CO US
10:00 a.m. MT
March 2017
1
PPAC Executive Session
12:00 p.m. ET
1
Meet the Trademark Experts Dallas, TX US
12:30 p.m. CT
2
Women's Entrepreneurship Symposium Pittsburgh, US
8:30 a.m. ET
2
PPAC Quarterly Meeting Alexandria, VA US
9:00 a.m. ET
2
Introduction to Intellectual Property and Midwest USPTO Detroit, MI US
12:00 p.m. ET
3
Silicon Valley USPTO Public Tour San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
4
All About STEM Detroit, MI US
11:00 a.m. ET
4
Intellectual Property Series for Beginners - The Patent Process Denver, CO US
9:00 a.m. MT
14
Stakeholder Training on Examination Practice and Procedure (STEPP) San Jose, CA US
8:30 a.m. PT
14
Trademark Tuesday Detroit, MI US
12:30 p.m. ET
14
Trademark Tuesday San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
14
Patent Quality Efforts Through the Office of Patent Training San Jose, CA US
2:00 p.m. PT
15
Stakeholder Training on Examination Practice and Procedure (STEPP) San Jose, CA US
8:30 a.m. PT
15
Patent Wednesday Detroit, MI US
12:30 p.m. ET
15
Meet the Patent Experts: Class 3 Dallas, TX US
12:30 p.m. CT
16
Biotechnology/Chemical/Pharmaceutical Customer Partnership- March 16, 2017 Alexandria, VA US
10:00 a.m. ET
16
IP Day in Montana Missoula, MT US
8:30 a.m. MT
16
Inventor Info Chat - Webinar , US
11:00 a.m. ET
16
Stakeholder Training on Examination Practice and Procedure (STEPP) San Jose, CA US
8:30 a.m. PT
16
[Rescheduled]Patent Quality Chat Webinar - Simulcast San Jose, CA US
10:00 a.m. PT
16
Patent Quality Chat - Webinar Virtual and
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1:00 p.m. ET
16
Patent Brown Bag "Lunch and Learn" San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
21
Hands-on Patent Search Worskhop San Jose, CA US
1:00 p.m. PT
23
Rio Grande Valley IP Workshop - Brownsville Session Brownsville, TX US
8:00 a.m. CT
23
Working with Patents and Trademarks Indianapolis, IN US
12:30 p.m. ET
23
Professional Responsibility and Practice Boulder, CO US
12:00 p.m. MT
23
Launch of Arizona Public Patent Program Tucson, AZ US
4:00 p.m. MT
24
Rio Grande Valley IP Workshop - McAllen Session McAllen, TX US
8:00 a.m. CT
25
A Day in the Life of a Patent Examiner San Jose, CA US
10:00 a.m. PT
25
How to Make Money with Your Invention San Jose, CA US
1:30 p.m. PT
28
Design Patent Brown Bag "Lunch and Learn" San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
April 2017
1
IP Patch Workshop: Brownie Girl Scouts Detroit, MI US
10:00 a.m. ET
5
Meet the Trademark Experts Dallas, TX US
12:30 p.m. CT
6
Introduction to Intellectual Property and Midwest USPTO Detroit, MI US
12:00 p.m. ET
6
Social Science: Play. Tinker. Make. Saint Paul, MN US
6:00 p.m. CT
7
Trademark Basics: What Every Small Business Should Know Now, Not Later San Jose, CA US
9:00 a.m. PT
7
Silicon Valley USPTO Public Tour San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
8
62nd Colorado Science and Engineering Fair Fort Collins, CO US
9:00 a.m. MT
8
Expanding Your Horizons Fort Collins, CO US
9:00 a.m. MT
11
Patent Quality Chat Webinar - Simulcast San Jose, CA US
9:00 a.m. PT
11
Patent Quality Chat - Webinar Virtual and
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12:00 p.m. ET
11
Trademark Tuesday Detroit, MI US
12:30 p.m. ET
11
Trademark Tuesday San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
12
Disruptors vs. Predators: Leveraging Federal Resources to Mitigate Your Risk San Jose, CA US
1:00 p.m. PT
17
UNT College of Law Interest Fair Dallas, TX US
11:45 a.m. CT
18
Consumer Messaging in Connection with Online Transactions Involving Copyrighted Works Alexandria, VA US
1:00 p.m. ET
19
The Intersection of the PTO and the Courts 2017 Detroit, MI US
9:00 a.m. ET
19
Patent Wednesday Detroit, MI US
12:30 p.m. ET
19
IP You Should Know Before You Expo - Webinar San Jose, CA US
10:00 a.m. PT
19
Meet the Patent Experts: Class 4 Dallas, TX US
12:30 p.m. CT
19
PIPLA Annual Meeting/Awards Dinner Pittsburgh, PA US
6:00 p.m. ET
19
Celebrating Colorado's Startups: World Intellectual Property Day Denver, CO US
5:30 p.m. MT
20
Inventor Info Chat - Webinar Virtual and
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11:00 a.m. ET
20
Patent Brown Bag "Lunch and Learn" San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
21
The New Era of Trade Secret Law: The DTSA and other Developments St. Paul, MN US
8:30 a.m. ET
21
AIPLA Trademark Roundtable Denver, CO US
8:00 a.m. MT
21
Law School Clinic Open House Dallas, TX US
10:00 a.m. CT
21
Earth Day Texas / World IP Day Dallas Dallas, TX US
10:00 a.m. CT
22
Earth Day Texas / World IP Day Dallas Dallas, TX US
10:00 a.m. CT
22
Charles H. Wright Musem of African American History: Night at the Museum Detroit, MI US
4:00 p.m. ET
23
Earth Day Texas / World IP Day Dallas Dallas, TX US
10:00 a.m. CT
24
Observe a Live Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) Hearing San Jose, CA US
3:00 p.m. PT
24
Panel Discussion: Jobs and Externships in Trademarks at the USPTO San Jose, CA US
4:00 p.m. PT
25
2017 Design Day - Detroit Live Stream Detroit, MI US
8:15 a.m. ET
25
2017 Design Day - Dallas Live Stream Dallas, TX US
8:00 a.m. CT
25
2017 Design Day - Denver Live Stream Denver, CO US
8:30 a.m. MT
25
2017 Design Day - Silicon Valley Live Stream San Jose, CA US
7:30 a.m. PT
25
PTAB Bar Association Inaugural Regional Event Denver, CO US
1:30 p.m. MT
25
World IP Day 2017 - Silicon Valley San Jose, CA US
5:00 p.m. PT
26
FIRST Championship St. Louis, MO US
11:00 a.m. CT
26
World IP Day 2017 — Capitol Hill Washington, DC US
4:00 p.m. ET
26
World IP Day - Houston Houston, TX US
4:00 p.m. CT
26
World IP Day 2017 - Chicago Chicago, IL US
5:00 p.m. CT
27
Dream Big Eads Eads, CO US
9:00 a.m. MT
27
FIRST Championship St. Louis, MO US
10:00 a.m. CT
27
Hands-on Patent Search Workshop San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
27
Georgia Lawyers for the Arts Recognition Event Atlanta, GA US
5:30 p.m. ET
28
FIRST Championship St. Louis, MO US
10:00 a.m. CT
29
STEAM Fest 2017 Longmont, CO US
10:00 a.m. MT
30
STEAM Fest 2017 Longmont, CO US
10:00 a.m. MT
May 2017
2
Lone Star Strategies for IP in China Dallas, TX US
8:00 a.m. CT
2
Advisory Hours at The Commons on Champa Denver, CO US
1:00 p.m. MT
3
PPAC Executive Session
9:00 a.m. ET
3
A Celebration of Intellectual Property Driving Business in Arkansas Fayetteville, AR US
9:00 a.m. CT
3
Meet the Trademark Experts Dallas, TX US
12:30 p.m. CT
3
World IP Day - Austin Austin, TX US
4:00 p.m. CT
4
PPAC Quarterly Meeting Alexandria, VA US
9:00 a.m. ET
4
TPAC Executive Sessions
10:30 a.m. ET
4
Introduction to Intellectual Property and Midwest USPTO Detroit, MI US
12:00 p.m. ET
4
Mandarin Introduction to Intellectual Property Houston, TX US
1:00 p.m. CT
4
2017 AIPLA Women in IP Global Networking Event Denver, CO US
5:00 p.m. MT
4
2017 Induction to National Inventors Hall of Fame Washington, DC US
7:00 p.m. ET
5
TPAC Quarterly Meeting Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
9:00 a.m. ET
5
Lone Star Strategies for IP in China Houston, TX US
8:30 a.m. CT
5
Silicon Valley USPTO Public Tour San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
6
Make Something Saturdays Dearborn, MI US
10:00 a.m. ET
8
Developments in Trade Secret Protection — Public Symposium (Dallas Live Stream) Dallas, TX US
8:00 a.m. CT
8
Developments in Trade Secret Protection—Public Symposium (Detroit Live Stream) Detroit, MI US
9:00 a.m. ET
8
Developments in Trade Secret Protection — Public Symposium (Denver Live Stream) Denver, CO US
9:00 a.m. MT
8
Developments in Trade Secret Protection--Public Symposium (Delayed Webcast Viewing) San Jose, CA US
9:00 a.m. PT
9
Stakeholder Training on Examination Practice and Procedure (STEPP) Denver, CO US
8:00 a.m. MT
9
Patent Quality Chat Webinar - Simulcast San Jose, CA US
9:00 a.m. PT
9
Patent Quality Chat - Webinar Virtual and
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12:00 p.m. ET
9
Trademark Tuesday Detroit, MI US
12:30 p.m. ET
9
Trademark Tuesday San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
9
LSU Inventorship Showcase Baton Rouge, LA US
5:30 p.m. CT
10
Stakeholder Training on Examination Practice and Procedure (STEPP) Denver, CO US
8:00 a.m. MT
11
Stakeholder Training on Examination Practice and Procedure (STEPP) Denver, CO US
8:00 a.m. MT
11
Update on Patent Quality Metrics and Current Quality Programs San Jose, CA US
3:00 p.m. PT
12
Colorado Bar Association IP Section USPTO Discussion Ft. Collins, CO US
11:00 a.m. MT
13
World IP Day - Nashville Nashville, TX US
10:00 a.m. CT
15
Bootstrapping 101: Taking advantage of (almost) free resources Boulder, CO US
1:00 p.m. MT
15
IP 101 for Entrepreneurs: Protecting Your Innovations and Your Business Boulder, CO US
3:00 p.m. MT
16
World Trade Day 2017 Denver, CO US
8:00 a.m. MT
16
eMod Information Session Virtual and
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1:00 p.m. ET
17
Alabama Digital Government Summit Montgomery, AL US
8:00 a.m. CT
17
Boulder Startup Week Community Office Hours
9:00 a.m. MT
17
Patent Wednesday Detroit, MI US
12:30 p.m. ET
17
Meet the Patent Experts: Class 1 Dallas, TX US
12:30 p.m. CT
17
Government and Engineering Livonia, MI US
5:30 p.m. ET
17
San Diego Intellectual Property Series 2017 Kickoff: IP Strategy is a Business Strategy San Diego, CA US
5:00 p.m. PT
18
Starting the Patent and Trademark Process at University of Nebraska at Lincoln Lincoln, NE US
8:30 a.m. CT
18
Albany, NY PTRC Public Training Program Albany , NY US
9:30 a.m. ET
18
ChIPs - Austin's Foodie Focus Austin, TX US
10:00 a.m. CT
18
Inventor Info Chat - Webinar Virtual and
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11:00 a.m. ET
18
Federal Circuit Bar Association Webcast on Patent Pro Bono
1:00 p.m. ET
18
RMRO Community Day Denver, CO US
11:00 a.m. MT
18
Patent Brown Bag "Lunch and Learn" San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
18
AIPLA Special Committee on Pro Bono Presentation and Reception San Diego, CA US
3:30 p.m. ET
19
UNT Open Access Symposium Frisco, TX US
9:00 a.m. CT
20
All Day Patent Seminar Wichita, KS US
9:00 a.m. ET
20
Patent Seminar at Wichita State University Wichita, KS US
9:00 a.m. CT
20
Military Invention Day Washington, DC, US
10:00 a.m. ET
23
Palo Alto Business Development Summit Palo Alto, CA US
11:00 a.m. PT
23
Hands-on Patent Search Workshop San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
23
Design Patent Brown Bag "Lunch and Learn" San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
24
Trademark Basics: What Every Small Business Should Know Now, Not Later Arlington, VA US
6:00 p.m. ET
26
Startup Weekend Denver | IoT 3.0 and Smart Cities Denver, CO US
6:00 p.m. MT
27
Startup Weekend Denver | IoT 3.0 and Smart Cities Denver, CO US
6:00 p.m. MT
28
Startup Weekend Denver | IoT 3.0 and Smart Cities Denver, CO US
6:00 p.m. MT
31
New York, NY PTRC Public Training Program New York, NY US
9:15 a.m. ET
31
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Day Denver , CO US
4:00 p.m. MT
June 2017
1
Rocky Mountain Intellectual Property & Technology Law Institute Westminster, CO US
8:45 a.m. MT
1
Intellectual Property Basics and Midwest USPTO Tour Detroit, MI US
12:00 p.m. ET
1
Meet the Patent Experts (in Spanish) Dallas, TX US
12:00 p.m. CT
1
USPTO Additive Manufacturing Partnership Meeting Alexandria, VA US
1:00 p.m. ET
1
Smithtown, NY PTRC Public Training Program Smithtown, NY US
1:30 p.m. ET
2
Rocky Mountain Intellectual Property & Technology Law Institute Westminster, CO US
8:45 a.m. MT
2
Silicon Valley USPTO Public Tour San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
3
How to Protect Your Invention San Jose, CA US
10:00 a.m. PT
8
International and Domestic Trademark Practice Before the USPTO San Jose, CA US
8:30 a.m. PT
13
Patent Quality Chat Webinar - Simulcast San Jose, CA US
9:00 a.m. PT
13
Patent Quality Chat - Webinar Virtual and
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12:00 p.m. ET
13
Trademark Tuesday Detroit, MI US
12:30 p.m. ET
13
Trademark Tuesday San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
14
Empowering Innovation: Overview of the Patent Process with USPTO Regional Director Dr. Christal Sheppard Madison, WI US
1:00 p.m. CT
14
Madison Women In IP Madison, WI US
4:30 p.m. ET
15
Inventor Info Chat - Webinar Virtual
11:00 a.m. ET
15
Patent Brown Bag "Lunch and Learn" San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
16
International Trademark Association Roundtable Dallas, TX US
11:00 a.m. CT
20
Updates on the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) from WIPO San Jose, CA US
10:00 a.m. PT
20
Hands-on Patent Search Workshop San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
21
Introduction to Intellectual Property Waterford, MI US
9:00 a.m. ET
21
Patent Wednesday Presents: Comments on the Origins and History of Patent Law Detroit, MI US
12:30 p.m. ET
22
SBOT and DBA IP Sections PTO Day Dallas, TX US
12:00 p.m. CT
22
Patent and Trademark Protection for your Business Virtual and
Indianapolis, IN US
2:30 p.m. ET
22
Patent and Trademark Protection for Your Business Indianapolis, IN US
2:30 p.m. CT
28
Patent Pro Bono Florida - Startup Speakeasy Event Coral Gables, FL US
5:30 p.m. ET
29
Texas Rural Challenge Waco, TX US
8:00 a.m. CT
29
2017 Patent Trial and Appeal Board Judicial Conference - Webcast Virtual
1:00 p.m. ET
29
2017 Patent Trial and Appeal Board Judicial Conference Alexandria, VA US
1:00 p.m. ET
July 2017
6
Introduction to Intellectual Property and Midwest USPTO Tour Detroit, MI US
12:00 p.m. ET
7
Silicon Valley USPTO Public Tour San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
10
China Intellectual Property Road Show: Detroit - Sold Out Detroit, MI US
8:15 a.m. ET
11
Patent Quality Chat Webinar - Simulcast San Jose, CA US
9:00 a.m. PT
11
Live Trademark Tuesday Detroit, MI US
12:00 p.m. ET
11
Patent Quality Chat - Webinar Virtual and
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12:00 p.m. ET
11
Score IP Program for Small Business and Entrepreneurs Dallas, TX US
1:00 p.m. CT
11
Trademark Tuesday San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
12
China Intellectual Property Road Show: Grand Rapids Grand Rapids, MI US
8:30 a.m. ET
12
PPAC Executive Session
2:00 p.m. ET
12
DoD Technology Transfer Training Workshop Virtual and
Austin, TX US
1:00 p.m. CT
12
Regional Event by PTAB Bar Association San Jose, CA US
1:30 p.m. PT
13
Technology Center 2600 Customer Partnership Meeting Alexandria, VA US
8:30 a.m. ET
13
Technology Center 2600 Customer Partnership Meeting Dallas, TX US
9:15 a.m. CT
13
Technology Center 2600 Customer Partnership: Join Us to Learn More About USPTO and TC2600 Practices and Policies Denver, CO US
9:30 a.m. MT
13
Technology Center 2600 Customer Partnership Meeting San Jose, CA US
8:30 a.m. PT
14
12th Annual Door County Intellectual Property Academy Sturgeon Bay, WI US
9:00 a.m. ET
14
Past, Present, and Future: Celebrating 5 Years of the Elijah J. McCoy Midwest Regional USPTO Detroit, MI US
2:00 p.m. ET
15
Finding the Right Funding San Jose, CA US
10:00 a.m. PT
17
SBIR Road Tour - Minneapolis Minneapolis, MN US
8:00 a.m. CT
17
Voluntary Initiatives to Combat Infringement of IP in Online Environment Dallas, TX US
8:00 a.m. CT
17
TPAC Executive Session
10:00 a.m. ET
17
Washington Pro Bono Patent Network Announcement Seattle, WA US
5:00 p.m. ET
18
SBIR Road Tour - Madison Madison, WI US
8:00 a.m. CT
18
Patent Brown Bag "Lunch and Learn" San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
18
Design Patent Brown Bag "Lunch and Learn" San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
19
SBIR Road Tour - Ypsilanti Ypsilanti, MI US
8:00 a.m. ET
19
Patent Wednesday Detroit, MI US
12:30 p.m. ET
20
SBIR Road Tour - Cleveland Cleveland, OH US
8:00 a.m. ET
20
SBOT Adavanced Patent Litigation Horseshoe Bay, TX US
8:00 a.m. CT
20
Inventor Info Chat - Webinar Virtual
11:00 a.m. ET
20
Intro to Patent Searching Ann Arbor, MI US
1:00 p.m. ET
21
SBIR Road Tour - Lexington Lexington, KY US
8:00 a.m. ET
21
SBOT Adavanced Patent Litigation Horseshoe Bay, TX US
8:00 a.m. CT
25
Hands-on Patent Search Workshop San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
26
Trademark Fraudulent Solicitations Roundtable Interactive Webcast Denver, CO US
12:00 p.m. MT
26
Roundtable to Fraudulent Solicitations Dallas, TX US
1:00 p.m. CT
26
Fraudulent Solicitations to Trademark Owners - Simulcast San Jose, CA US
11:00 a.m. PT
26
Fraudulent Solicitations to Trademark Owners - Simulcast Virtual and
Detroit, MI US
2:00 p.m. ET
27
TPAC Executive Session
10:30 a.m. ET
27
TPAC Executive Session
2:30 p.m. ET
28
TPAC Quarterly Meeting Virtual
9:00 a.m. ET
August 2017
1
Advisory Hours at The Commons on Champa Denver, CO US
1:00 p.m. MT
2
PPAC Executive Session
9:00 a.m. ET
2
The Bicoastal Biotechnology, Chemical and Pharmaceutical (BCBCP) Partnership Meeting San Jose, CA US
9:00 a.m. PT
2
Meet the Trademark Experts Dallas, TX US
12:30 p.m. CT
2
San Diego Intellectual Property Series 2017: Trademark Basics San Diego, CA US
5:30 p.m. PT
3
PPAC Quarterly Meeting Alexandria, VA US
9:00 a.m. ET
3
Introduction to Intellectual Property and Midwest USPTO Tour Detroit, MI US
12:00 p.m. ET
4
Intellectual Property Series for Beginners - Introduction to Intellectual Property Denver, CO US
10:00 a.m. MT
4
Silicon Valley USPTO Public Tour San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
8
Patent Quality Chat - Webcast San Jose, CA US
9:00 a.m. PT
8
Patent Quality Chat Virtual and
, US
12:00 p.m. ET
8
Trademark Tuesday Detroit, MI US
12:30 p.m. ET
8
Trademark Tuesday San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
9
Little Rock, AR PTRC Public Training Program Little Rock, AR US
8:00 a.m. CT
9
#USPTOChat - Trademarks: Avoiding Common Mistakes Virtual
2:00 p.m. ET
11
Invention-Con 2017 Alexandria, VA US
8:00 a.m. ET
11
Invention-Con 2017: The Importance of Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship Alexandria, VA US
8:00 a.m. ET
12
Invention-Con 2017 Alexandria, VA US
8:00 a.m. ET
12
Invention-Con 2017: The Importance of Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship Alexandria, VA US
8:00 a.m. ET
16
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Trade Day 2017 Detroit, MI US
9:00 a.m. ET
16
Patent Wednesday Detroit, MI US
12:30 p.m. ET
16
Meet the Patent Experts: Class Two Dallas, TX US
12:30 p.m. CT
17
Inventor Info Chat Virtual
11:00 a.m. ET
17
RESCHEDULED: Patent Brown Bag "Lunch and Learn" San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
18
Intellectual Property Series for Beginners - Patent Application Contents and Search Denver, CO US
10:00 a.m. MT
22
TC2800 Semiconductor Customer Partnership Virtual
1:00 p.m. ET
22
Hands-on Patent Search Workshop San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
22
Federal Government Resources Denver, CO US
2:00 p.m. MT
24
Utah Solutions Summit Salt Lake City, UT US
7:30 a.m. MT
24
Patent Application Filing Basics and EFS-Web San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
28
Leveraging Intellectual Property for Business Success - Frisco Frisco, CO US
9:00 a.m. MT
29
Anti-Counterfeiting and The Global Marketplace Dallas, TX US
8:30 a.m. CT
29
Leveraging Intellectual Property for Business Success - Grand Junction Grand Junction, CO US
1:00 p.m. MT
30
Clemson, SC PTRC Public Training Program Clemson, US
8:00 a.m. ET
30
Leveraging Intellectual Property for Business Success- Montrose Montrose, CO US
9:00 a.m. MT
31
Leveraging Intellectual Property for Business Success - Gunnison Gunnison, CO US
10:00 a.m. MT
31
PTAB Boardside Chat - Webcast Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
12:00 p.m. ET
31
Leveraging Intellectual Property for Business Success - Buena Vista Buena Vista, CO US
4:00 p.m. MT
September 2017
1
Silicon Valley USPTO Public Tour San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
5
Advisory Hours at The Commons on Champa Denver, CO US
1:00 p.m. MT
6
Third Annual Cybersecurity Partnership Meeting Colorado Springs, CO US
8:00 a.m. MT
6
Meet the Trademark Experts Dallas, TX US
12:30 p.m. CT
6
Cyber Oriented Companies Panel Colorado Springs, CO US
1:00 p.m. HT
7
Author U Extravaganza Aurora, CO US
7:15 a.m. MT
7
Intellectual Property Basics and Midwest Regional Office Tour Detroit, MI US
12:00 p.m. ET
7
Launch IP Fort Wayne Virtual and
Fort Wayne, IN US
5:30 p.m. ET
7
LaunchIP: Fort Wayne Fort Wayne, IN US
5:30 p.m. CT
7
Spanish Language Intellectual Property Seminar at Mi Casa Denver, CO US
5:30 p.m. MT
8
Intellectual Property Series for Beginners: Application Filing/Management using EFS-Web and PAIR Denver, CO US
10:00 a.m. ET
12
Jackson, MS PTRC Public Training Program- CANCELLED
9:00 a.m. CT
12
Patent Quality Chat - Webcast San Jose, CA US
9:00 a.m. PT
12
Patent Quality Chat Virtual and
, US
12:00 p.m. ET
12
Special Boardside Chat with Chief Judge Ruschke celebrating PTAB's Fifth Anniversary Virtual and
, US
12:00 p.m. ET
12
Trademark Tuesday San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
13
2017 PPAC Annual Report Discussion Virtual
1:00 p.m. ET
15
5th Annual Michigan Inventors Expo East Lansing, MI US
2:00 p.m. ET
18
Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center Event Jamestown, ND US
5:00 p.m. CT
19
Stakeholder Training on Examination Practice and Procedure (STEPP) Detroit, MI US
8:30 a.m. ET
19
The Importance of Patents and Intellectual Property as Part of a Business Strategy Grand Forks, ND US
1:00 p.m. CT
20
Stakeholder Training on Examination Practice and Procedure (STEPP) Detroit, MI US
8:30 a.m. ET
20
Patent Series Part 1 - Patent Process Detroit, MI US
12:30 p.m. ET
20
2017 Business Methods Partnership Meeting Alexandria, VA US
1:00 p.m. ET
20
2017 Business Methods Partnership Meeting - Webcast San Jose, CA US
10:00 a.m. PT
20
2017 Business Methods Partnership Meeting - Webcast Detroit, MI US
1:00 p.m. ET
20
2017 Business Methods Partnership Meeting - Webcast Denver, CO US
11:00 a.m. MT
20
Meet the Patent Experts: Class Three Dallas, TX US
12:30 p.m. CT
20
Patent It! Panel Discussion Fargo, ND US
2:15 p.m. CT
21
Stakeholder Training on Examination Practice and Procedure (STEPP) Detroit, MI US
8:30 a.m. ET
21
Inventor Info Chat Virtual
11:00 a.m. ET
21
We’re Hiring! Silicon Valley USPTO Patent Examiner Info Session and Open House San Jose, CA US
9:30 a.m. PT
21
Design Patent Brown Bag "Lunch and Learn" San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
22
Automotive Design Day Denver, CO US
11:00 a.m. MT
23
IP for Apps: From Conception to Creation Alexandria, VA US
9:00 a.m. ET
25
TTAB public meeting: streamlined grounds for abandonment, non-use cancellation proceedings Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
1:00 p.m. ET
25
Denver Startup Week - Intellectual Property is a Business Decision Denver , CO US
12:00 p.m. MT
26
17th Annual Great Lakes Women's Business Conference Novi, MI US
5:30 a.m. ET
26
Lansing Regional Seminar Virtual and
Lansing, MI US
8:30 a.m. ET
26
Hands-on Patent Search Workshop San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
26
From Start to Exit: Why Licensing Partnerships Enhance the Chance for Success Denver, CO US
2:00 p.m. MT
27
USPTO Commissioner for Trademarks at the Ann Arbor PTRC Ann Arbor, MI US
10:00 a.m. ET
27
Protecting Your Trade Secrets San Jose, CA US
10:00 a.m. PT
27
PTAB TTAB Stadium Tour University of Minnesota Law School Minneapolis, MN US
12:30 p.m. CT
27
CANCELED: IP and App Development: A K-12 Resource Program San Jose, CA US
6:00 p.m. PT
28
Midwest IP Institute Minneapolis, MN US
9:30 a.m. CT
28
Patent Application Filing Basics San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
28
Past event: application workshop Minneapolis, MN US
5:30 p.m. CT
October 2017
3
Intellectual Property Protection in China—Recent Developments and Challenges for Colorado Businesses Denver, CO US
8:00 a.m. MT
3
Washington Pro Bono Network Launch Seattle, WA US
12:00 p.m. PT
4
Launch of Idaho Patent Pro Bono Program Boise, ID US
6:00 p.m. PT
4
Licensing vs. New Venture San Jose, CA US
6:00 p.m. PT
5
Intellectual Property Protection in China—Recent Developments and Challenges for Utah Businesses Salt Lake City, UT US
8:00 a.m. MT
5
Intellectual Property Basics and Midwest Regional Office Tour Detroit, MI US
12:00 p.m. ET
6
Third Annual PatentsView Workshop: Engaging User Communities Alexandria, VA US
8:30 a.m. ET
6
Silicon Valley USPTO Public Tour San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
10
Trademark Tuesday Detroit, MI US
12:30 p.m. ET
10
Trademark Tuesday San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
10
Information Session for Patent Examiner Hiring Virtual and
Denver, CO US
4:00 p.m. MT
11
USPTO Update at the Nebraska State Bar Association Meeting LaVista, NE US
9:30 a.m. CT
12
Patent Quality Chat - Webcast San Jose, CA US
8:00 a.m. PT
12
Patent Quality Chat Virtual and
, US
11:00 a.m. ET
12
We’re Hiring! Patent Examiner Information Session - Webcast Virtual
12:00 p.m. PT
14
Denver Maker Faire Denver, CO US
10:00 a.m. MT
15
Denver Maker Faire Denver, CO US
10:00 a.m. MT
18
Roundtable on Intellectual Property and Trade Shows Denver, CO US
7:00 a.m. MT
18
At the Crossroads of America: Strategies for IP in China—What Indiana Rights Holders Need to Know Now Indianapolis, IN US
8:00 a.m. CT
18
Patent Series Part 2 - Types of Patent Applications and How to File Detroit, MI US
12:30 p.m. ET
18
Roundtable on Intellectual Property and Trade Shows - Webcast San Jose, CA US
10:15 a.m. PT
18
Meet the Patent Experts: Class 4 Dallas, TX US
12:30 p.m. CT
18
Meet the Patent Experts: Class 4 Dallas, TX US
12:30 p.m. CT
18
Legal Clinic for Creatives Miami, FL US
5:30 p.m. ET
19
International and Domestic Trademark Practice Before the USPTO Denver, CO US
8:30 a.m. MT
19
Inventor Info Chat: Patents Overview in Spanish - Webcast San Jose, CA US
8:00 a.m. PT
19
Inventor Info Chat - Webinar Virtual
11:00 a.m. ET
19
Patent Brown Bag "Lunch and Learn" San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
20
IP Protection in China - What Companies in the "Heart of America" Need to Know Now Chicago, IL US
8:30 a.m. CT
21
2017 Inventors Conference - Torrington, WY Torrington, WY US
7:30 a.m. MT
21
IP Strategy is a Business Strategy Honolulu, HI US
9:00 a.m. HT
23
Patent History: Comments on the Origins and History of Patent Law Detroit, MI US
12:00 p.m. ET
24
EMU Michigan Drone Conference Ypsilanti, MI US
8:30 a.m. ET
24
“Chat with the Chief” Virtual
12:00 p.m. ET
24
Multiple AIA Petitions Virtual
12:00 p.m. ET
24
Hands-on Patent Search Workshop San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
24
Intellectual Property (IP) Seminar Series Atlanta30332, GA US
5:00 p.m. ET
25
Founders Floor Startup Workshop: IP Strategy, Patents, and Trademarks San Jose, CA US
6:00 p.m. PT
26
Patent Application Filing Basics San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
29
Graphene Innovation Summit and Expo Nashville, TN US
12:30 p.m. CT
30
Graphene Innovation Summit and Expo Nashville, TN US
12:30 p.m. CT
31
TPAC Quarterly Meeting Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
9:00 a.m. ET
31
Graphene Innovation Summit and Expo Nashville, TN US
12:30 p.m. CT
November 2017
1
Meet the Trademark Experts: Techweek Dallas Edition Dallas, TX US
1:00 p.m. CT
2
University of Texas Law School Advanced Patent Law Institute Austin, TX US
7:30 a.m. CT
2
SBDC Women's Small Business Conference Loveland, CO US
7:30 a.m. MT
2
Intellectual Property Basics and Midwest Regional Office Tour Detroit, MI US
12:00 p.m. ET
3
University of Texas Law School Advanced Patent Law Institute Austin, TX US
7:30 a.m. CT
3
2017 Collegiate Inventors Competition® Expo and Awards Alexandria, VA US
11:00 a.m. ET
3
Silicon Valley USPTO Public Tour San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
5
IP Law & Management Institute hosted by the International Performance Management Institute (IPMI) Austin, TX US
8:30 a.m. CT
6
IP Law & Management Institute hosted by the International Performance Management Institute (IPMI) Austin, TX US
8:30 a.m. CT
6
Biotechnology, Chemical and Pharmaceutical Partnership (BCP) Meeting Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
10:00 a.m. ET
7
IP Law & Management Institute hosted by the International Performance Management Institute (IPMI) Austin, TX US
8:30 a.m. CT
8
IP Fundamentals for Startups and SMEs: Optimize Protection and Grow Corporate Value San Jose, CA US
10:30 a.m. PT
8
Inventors Night at MiSci Detroit, MI US
5:00 p.m. ET
9
PPAC Quarterly Meeting Alexandria, VA US
9:00 a.m. ET
11
STEAM-a-Palooza III: Empowered by Innovation Aurora, CO US
10:00 a.m. MT
13
Center for American and International Law (CAIL) Intellectual Property Law Conference Plano, TX US
7:15 a.m. CT
13
China IP Road Show: What Oregon Companies Need to Know Portland, OR US
8:00 a.m. PT
14
Center for American and International Law (CAIL) Intellectual Property Law Conference Plano, TX US
7:15 a.m. CT
14
Transition Expo 2017 Fort Smith, AR US
7:30 a.m. CT
14
2017 IP Statistics for Decision Makers Conference Mexico City , MX
9:00 a.m. CT
14
Stakeholder Training on Examination Practice and Procedure (STEPP) Denver, CO US
8:00 a.m. MT
14
China IP Road Show: What Silicon Valley Companies Need to Know San Jose, CA US
8:00 a.m. PT
14
Patent Quality Chat - Webcast San Jose, CA US
9:00 a.m. PT
14
Patent Quality Chat - Webinar Virtual and
, US
12:00 p.m. ET
14
Trademark Tuesday Detroit, MI US
12:30 p.m. ET
14
Trademark Tuesday San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
15
2017 IP Statistics for Decision Makers Conference Mexico City , MX
9:00 a.m. CT
15
Stakeholder Training on Examination Practice and Procedure (STEPP) Denver, CO US
8:00 a.m. MT
15
Boise, ID PTRC Public Training Program Boise, ID US
8:30 a.m. MT
15
Patent Series Part 3 - Patent Searching Detroit, MI US
12:30 p.m. ET
15
Patents and Trademarks 101 Bellevue, WA US
12:00 p.m. PT
16
Stakeholder Training on Examination Practice and Procedure (STEPP) Denver, CO US
8:00 a.m. MT
16
Inventor Info Chat: Free Legal Services for Inventors - Webcast San Jose, CA US
8:00 a.m. PT
16
Inventor Info Chat - Webinar Virtual
11:00 a.m. ET
16
China IP Road Show: What Washington Companies Need to Know Seattle, WA US
8:15 a.m. PT
16
Design Patent Brown Bag "Lunch and Learn" San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
17
Part I: IP for Beginners Series - Overview of Utility Patents, Design Patents, Trade Secrets, Copyrights, and Trademarks Denver, CO US
10:00 a.m. MT
28
Hands-on Patent Search Workshop San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
29
Finding the Right Funding - Part 2 San Jose, CA US
6:00 p.m. PT
30
Patent Application Filing Basics San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
December 2017
1
The Trajectory of Innovation: How USPTO Regional Offices Have Impacted the Patent Process Dallas, TX US
11:30 a.m. CT
1
Silicon Valley USPTO Public Tour San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
2
Girl Scouts Intellectual Property Patch Program Denver, CO US
9:00 a.m. MT
5
SpaceCom: Space Commerce Conference and Exposition Houston, TX US
7:00 a.m. CT
5
Reno, NV PTRC Public Training Program Reno, NV US
8:30 a.m. PT
5
Soaring High with Business Financial Literacy
1:00 p.m. ET
5
IP Attachés: How This USPTO Resource Can Help You Navigate IP Issues Abroad Dallas, TX US
1:00 p.m. CT
5
Spanish Language Intellectual Property Seminar San Jose, CA US
6:00 p.m. PT
6
SpaceCom: Space Commerce Conference and Exposition Houston, TX US
7:00 a.m. CT
6
Colorado Emerging Medical Devices Meetup Denver, CO US
6:00 p.m. MT
7
SpaceCom: Space Commerce Conference and Exposition Houston, TX US
7:00 a.m. CT
7
Introduction to Intellectual Property and Midwest Regional Office Tour Detroit, MI US
12:00 p.m. ET
7
Start-Up Right: FTC's Basics for Small Businesses San Jose, CA US
9:00 a.m. PT
7
Best practices for presenting prior art and proving a document is a printed publication Virtual and
, US
12:00 p.m. ET
8
Part II: IP for Beginners Series - Tips and Tricks for Patent Searching: “The 7-Step Search Process” Denver, CO US
10:00 a.m. MT
9
Boulder Computer Science Education Week Boulder, CO US
10:00 a.m. MT
12
Trademark Tuesday Detroit, MI US
12:30 p.m. ET
12
Trademark Tuesday San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
13
IP Attaché roundtable Washington, DC US
12:00 p.m. ET
14
Hands-on Patent Search Workshop San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
14
Fashionably IP Denver, CO US
4:00 p.m. MT
15
Part III: IP for Beginners Series - How to File: Patent Electronic Application Filing and Management Systems Denver, CO US
10:00 a.m. MT
19
"Chat with the Chief" on Current Happenings at the Board Virtual and
, US
12:00 p.m. ET
19
Patent Application Filing Basics San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
January 2018
3
Meet the Trademark Experts Dallas, TX US
12:30 p.m. CT
4
Intellectual Property Basics and Midwest Regional Office Tour Detroit, MI US
12:00 p.m. ET
5
Silicon Valley USPTO Public Tour San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
9
Stakeholder Training on Examination Practice and Procedure (STEPP) Dallas, TX US
8:00 a.m. CT
9
Patent Quality Chat - Webinar Virtual and
, US
12:00 p.m. ET
9
Trademark Tuesday Detroit, MI US
12:30 p.m. ET
9
Trademark Tuesday San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
10
Stakeholder Training on Examination Practice and Procedure (STEPP) Dallas, TX US
8:00 a.m. CT
11
Stakeholder Training on Examination Practice and Procedure (STEPP) Dallas, TX US
8:00 a.m. CT
11
David K. Winder Intellectual Property Inn of Court Meeting Salt Lake City, UT US
5:30 p.m. MT
15
Open City: Put Your Mark On It Detroit, MI US
6:00 p.m. ET
17
Technology Center 2600 Customer Partnership Meeting - Webcast Detroit, MI US
8:30 a.m. ET
17
Technology Center 2600 Customer Partnership Meeting Alexandria, VA US
8:30 a.m. ET
17
Technology Center 2600 Customer Partnership Meeting Webcast Dallas, TX US
7:30 a.m. CT
17
Technology Center 2600 Customer Partnership Meeting - Webcast Denver, CO US
8:30 a.m. MT
17
Technology Center 2600 Customer Partnership Meeting - Webcast San Jose, CA US
8:00 a.m. PT
17
Patent Series Part 1 - Patent Process Detroit, MI US
12:30 p.m. ET
17
Meet the Patent Experts: Class 2 Dallas, TX US
12:30 p.m. CT
17
New year, new neighbors: USPTO open house Alexandria, VA US
4:00 p.m. ET
18
State Bar of Texas Pro Bono Tour – El Paso El Paso, TX US
8:30 a.m. CT
18
Inventor Info Chat: Overview of the Patent Examination Process - Webcast San Jose, CA US
8:00 a.m. PT
18
Inventor Info Chat - Webinar Virtual
11:00 a.m. ET
18
Introduction to Patents San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
18
Inventors Association of Metropolitan Detroit Meeting Southfield, MI US
6:30 p.m. ET
20
Brownie Imagination Pioneer Intellectual Property Workshop Detroit, MI US
10:00 a.m. ET
22
Navigating the International IP Landscape with the USPTO Steamboat Springs, CO US
4:30 p.m. MT
23
Leveraging Intellectual Property for Business Success - Steamboat Springs Steamboat Springs, CO US
1:00 p.m. MT
23
Hands-on Patent Search Workshop San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
23
Bill J. Priest Small Business Innovation Center IP Program Dallas, TX US
6:00 p.m. CT
24
Disruptors vs. Predators: Leveraging Federal Resources to Mitigate Your Risk Pasadena, CA US
1:00 p.m. PT
25
Developing the Digital Marketplace for Copyrighted Works (Second Public Meeting) – Denver Webcast Denver, CO US
7:00 a.m. MT
25
Developing the Digital Marketplace for Copyrighted Works (Second Public Meeting) - Simulcast Virtual and
Detroit, MI US
9:00 a.m. ET
25
Developing the Digital Marketplace for Copyrighted Works (Second Public Meeting) Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
9:00 a.m. ET
25
South East Michigan Entrepenuers Association Lunch and Learn Southfield, MI US
12:00 p.m. ET
25
Developing the Digital Marketplace for Copyrighted Works (Second Public Meeting) - Webcast Virtual and
San Jose, CA US
9:00 a.m. PT
25
The Supreme Court and Patent Reform Denver, CO US
2:00 p.m. MT
27
University of Scouting Madison Heights, MI US
8:30 a.m. ET
30
Quarterly Regional Trademark Tuesday Program Denver, CO US
11:30 a.m. MT
30
National Association of Patent Practitioners - Rocky Mountain Chapter Monthly Meeting Louisville, CO US
7:00 p.m. MT
February 2018
1
PPAC Quarterly Meeting Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
9:00 a.m. ET
1
11th Annual Texas STEM Conference Galveston, TX US
9:00 a.m. CT
1
Introduction to Intellectual Property and Midwest Regional Office Tour Detroit, MI US
12:00 p.m. ET
1
Design Patent Appeals Virtual and
, US
12:00 p.m. ET
2
11th Annual Texas STEM Conference Galveston, TX US
9:00 a.m. CT
2
Silicon Valley USPTO Public Tour San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
3
11th Annual Texas STEM Conference Galveston, TX US
9:00 a.m. CT
6
Office Hours at Commons on Champa Denver, CO US
1:00 p.m. MT
6
Meet the USPTO Kalamazoo, MI US
3:00 p.m. ET
7
AIPLA Patent Prosecution Bootcamp Denver, CO US
7:30 a.m. MT
7
State Bar of Texas Intellectual Property Law Course Houston, TX US
12:00 p.m. CT
7
Embracing Smart Technology to Grow Your Business
1:00 p.m. ET
7
Meet the Trademark Experts Dallas, TX US
12:30 p.m. CT
8
AIPLA Patent Prosecution Bootcamp Denver, CO US
7:30 a.m. MT
8
Empowering Innovation with the USPTO Chicago, IL US
10:00 a.m. CT
8
State Bar of Texas Intellectual Property Law Course Houston, TX US
12:00 p.m. CT
9
TPAC Quarterly Meeting Virtual and
Alexandria, VA US
9:00 a.m. ET
9
AIPLA Patent Prosecution Bootcamp Denver, CO US
7:30 a.m. MT
9
University of Houston Law Center Government and Public Interest Table Talk (GPITT) Houston, TX US
12:00 p.m. CT
9
State Bar of Texas Intellectual Property Law Course Houston, TX US
12:00 p.m. CT
9
Chicago Regional Seminar Chicago, IL US
1:00 p.m. CT
9
Copyright Basics and Considerations for Entrepreneurs San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
10
Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition Chicago, IL US
8:00 a.m. CT
10
International Trademark Association Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition – Southwest Regional Oral Arguments Dallas, TX US
9:00 a.m. CT
12
Empowering Innovation: Intellectual Property Basics and USPTO Resources Roscommon, MI US
5:00 p.m. ET
13
Patent Quality Chat - Webcast San Jose, CA US
9:00 a.m. PT
13
Patent Quality Chat - Webinar Virtual and
, US
12:00 p.m. ET
13
Trademark Tuesday Detroit, MI US
12:30 p.m. ET
13
Trademark Tuesday San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
15
Inventor Info Chat: Claim Drafting - Webcast San Jose, CA US
8:00 a.m. PT
15
Inventor Info Chat - Webinar Virtual
11:00 a.m. ET
15
Introduction to Design Patents San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
16
Patriot Boot Camp San Antonio, TX US
8:00 a.m. CT
16
USICOC Annual Women's Conference Dallas , TX US
11:00 a.m. CT
16
Start-Up Nation Comes to Silicon Valley San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
16
Wyoming SBDC Small Business Roundtable: Leveraging IP for Business Success Laramie, WY US
6:00 p.m. ET
17
Patriot Boot Camp San Antonio, TX US
8:00 a.m. CT
18
Patriot Boot Camp San Antonio, TX US
8:00 a.m. CT
20
Wayne County Small Business Resource Forum Detroit, MI US
5:00 p.m. ET
21
GRO-Biz Conference and Idea Expo Rock Springs, WY US
8:00 a.m. MT
21
Patent Series Part 2 - Types of Patent Applications and How to File Detroit, MI US
12:30 p.m. ET
21
Meet the Patent Experts: Class 3 Dallas, TX US
12:30 p.m. CT
21
An Evening With Steve Sasson Virtual and
Tampa, FL US
6:00 p.m. ET
21
Denver Womens Entrepreneurs Resources Fair Denver, CO US
5:00 p.m. MT
22
Winter showcase small business seminar Falls Church, VA US
9:00 a.m. ET
22
GRO-Biz Conference and Idea Expo Rock Springs, WY US
8:00 a.m. MT
22
National Medal of Technology and Innovation Informational Webinar 2018 Virtual
1:00 p.m. ET
22
Leverging Intellectual Property for Business Success Ogden , UT US
12:00 p.m. MT
22
Patent Application Filing Basics San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
23
Part I: IP for Beginners Series - Overview of Utility Patents, Design Patents, Trade Secrets, Copyrights, and Trademarks Denver, CO US
10:00 a.m. MT
23
Utah Bar Association Annual Intellectual Property Summit Salt Lake City, UT US
3:00 p.m. MT
23
Startup Weekend Tuscaloosa for Entrepreneurs Tuscaloosa, AL US
5:30 p.m. CT
24
3rd Annual International Patent Drafting Competition Detroit, MI US
8:30 a.m. ET
24
Startup Weekend Tuscaloosa for Entrepreneurs Tuscaloosa, AL US
5:30 p.m. CT
25
Startup Weekend Tuscaloosa for Entrepreneurs Tuscaloosa, AL US
5:30 p.m. CT
26
Fort Collins Startup Week Fort Collins, CO US
7:00 a.m. MT
27
Fort Collins Startup Week Fort Collins, CO US
7:00 a.m. MT
27
Hands-on Patent Search Workshop San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
28
Fort Collins Startup Week Fort Collins, CO US
7:00 a.m. MT
28
PTAB/TTAB Stadium Tour at Tulane Law School New Orleans, LA US
10:00 a.m. CT
March 2018
1
Fort Collins Startup Week Fort Collins, CO US
7:00 a.m. MT
1
Intellectual Property Basics and Midwest Regional Office Tour Detroit, MI US
12:00 p.m. ET
1
Colorado School of Mines Information Session Golden, CO US
5:30 p.m. MT
2
Fort Collins Startup Week Fort Collins, CO US
7:00 a.m. MT
2
Silicon Valley USPTO Public Tour San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
3
Rocky Mountain STEAM Fest Longmont, CO US
8:00 a.m. MT
3
The Big Muddy Mini Maker Faire St. Joseph, MO US
10:00 a.m. CT
3
GSSEM FIRST Robotics Expo Troy, MI US
11:30 a.m. ET
4
Rocky Mountain STEAM Fest Longmont, CO US
8:00 a.m. MT
4
Girls and Science Denver, CO US
9:00 a.m. MT
6
Anti-Counterfeiting and the Global Marketplace: How to Protect and Enforce IP while Expanding Trade