Tomorrow: USPTO to host NCEAI Innovation Chat




Tomorrow: USPTO to host NCEAI Innovation Chat

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The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will host a National Council for Expanding American Innovation (NCEAI) Innovation Chat on Thursday, April 1, from noon to 1 p.m. ET. The virtual discussion will focus on the topic of creating innovators. Watch the chat online. 

The first portion of the Innovation Chat will be a panel discussion moderated by Wayne Stacy, Director of the USPTO’s Silicon Valley Regional Office. The panel will include Dr. Javier Diez, Inventor, CEO of SubUAS, LLC, and Professor at Rutgers University; Dr. Wendy Wintersteen, President of Iowa State University; and Tiki Dare, Vice President of Trademark & Copyright at Oracle Corp. 

During the second portion of the chat, the USPTO will take questions from the audience. Submit questions in the chat function during the webinar or in advance to

NCEAI is comprised of representatives from industry, academia, and government, and it was established to help guide the USPTO in developing a comprehensive national strategy to build a more diverse and inclusive innovation ecosystem. The Innovation Chat series of webinars is meant to further the discussion on how to increase the opportunities for all Americans to participate in innovation.

For additional information, visit the NCEAI page of the USPTO website and join the conversation on social media with #ExpandingAmericanInnovation.