USPTO events for the weeks of July 8-19

Published on: 07/08/2024 10:22 AM

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USPTO Events

This week

July 9

A day in the life of a USPTO patent examiner noon ET
You'll learn more about the USPTO and the patent examiner position, meet with the USPTO team, and hear about our tremendous benefits and why employees love to work here.

Trademark Basics Boot Camp, Module 1: Fundamentals 2 p.m. ET
In this first module of our eight-part virtual Trademark Basics Boot Camp, we’ll focus on trademark protection in the United States.

July 10

Successful Inventing: Product development 11 a.m. PT
During the fourth session of this series, which covers various aspects of the invention process, we will discuss topics such as product design versus product engineering and determining your market advantage.

July 11

The Path to a Patent, Part I: IP basics 2 p.m. ET
In the first part of this eight-part recurring series, our experts will provide a brief overview of the different types of intellectual property (patents, trademarks, trade secrets, and copyrights), review the patenting process, and more.

Attend DOCX filing training 2 p.m. ET
Learn how to file patent-related documents in DOCX format using Patent Center. You'll hear from experts on our eCommerce Modernization (eMod) team, who will provide demonstrations and answer your questions.

July 12

Federal trademark searching: Overview 3 p.m. ET
This webinar will introduce you to the fundamental mechanics of using our trademark search system. It’s geared toward new users and those interested in conducting basic searches.

Next week

July 16

Trademark Basics Boot Camp, Module 2: Registration process overview 2 p.m. ET
 In this second module of our eight-part Trademark Basics series, we'll focus on the overall trademark registration process, from filing to registration.

July 17

SOaR presents: How to use Patent Public Search tool to search like an examiner
11:30 a.m. ET
Learn how to use the Patent Public Search tool to search like an examiner, including demonstrations and live search examples. 

Women Entrepreneurs: Leading women share their journeys to success 5:30 p.m. CT
Join us in Memphis, TN, or online to hear from leading women in business, explore avenues for commercializing your own product, and learn how to adapt your business model to your market.

July 18

Learn about AIA Motion Practice before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board noon ET
In this Boardside Chat webinar, we'll discuss motions practice in America Invents Act proceedings, including the requirements for filing each motion and some common mistakes you can avoid.

SOaR presents: learn about the Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC) system's Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) technology 1 p.m. ET
Join us for a session featuring CPC fundamentals and UAV technology basics. During this program, get an overview of UAV-related CPC schemes and see search examples illustrating relevant CPC areas.

The Path to a Patent, Part II: Drafting provisional patent applications 2 p.m. ET
In the second part of this recurring series, you'll learn about key differences between provisional and nonprovisional patent applications, filing requirements and fees, and different ways to file a provisional application.

View all upcoming events on the USPTO website.

We welcome requests to speak to the public about USPTO priorities and initiatives. To request the USPTO Director or another USPTO executive speak at your event, please complete our speaker request form.

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