2014 National Trademark Expo

The Opening Ceremony guest speakers who spoke about the importance of trademarks were:

  • Anson Williams, who starred in the television show Happy Days and now is an entrepreneur who owns trademarks, and
  • Mark Elliot, the Executive Vice President of the Global Intellectual Property Center of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.


Trademark Expo 2014, Expo Floor, image oneTrademark Expo 2014, opening ceremony, Anson Williams

Anson Williams at Opening Ceremony

Trademark Expo 2014, Expo Floor, image two


5-hour ENERGYNational Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center)
1000 Cranes, LLCNumbersAlive!
American Bar AssociationRita's Ice, Custard, Happiness
American Girl, LLCSmithsonian Institution
American Intellectual Property Law AssociationSweet Frog Premium Frozen Yogurt
Canon U.S.A., Inc.The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
Caterpillar Inc.The Pepsom Group, Inc.
City of Falls Church (Virginia) Economic Development AuthorityThe United States Foundation for Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST)
Girl Scouts of the USAThe University of Notre Dame du Lac
Hershey Chocolate & Confectionery Corporation (The Hershey Company)United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS)
Hooray for Books!United States Air Force
Idaho Potato CommissionU.S. Chamber of Commerce
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, U.S. Department of the InteriorValvoline
International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition (IACC)Volcom, Inc.
International Trademark Association - Unreal CampaignYMCA of Metropolitan Washington
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center's Innovative Technology Partnerships Office 


5-Hour Energy BottleBERG USA's pedal carts
Crayola crayons' mascots "Tip"BERG USA inflatable track
Fruit of the Loom "fruit suits"Caterpillar equipment
PeepsCollegiate mascot inflatables
Rita's Ice GuyJust Born's Peepmobile
Spuddy BuddyLego display
Sweet FrogsNASCAR show care for 5-hour ENERGY
The Very Hungary CaterpillarNFL football player inflatable - Baltimore Ravens
Volcom's "Stoney"UPS truck
Where's Waldo?Valvoline bottle inflatable
T. Markey 


Trademarks, Patents, Copyrights and Trade Secrets for US Companies: The Top Myths, Mysteries, and MistakesVideo to assist pro se applicants- National Inventors Hall of Fame Museum
Trademark Basics: What Every Small Business Should Know Now, Not LaterChildren's Workshops about Trademarks
USPTO Website: An Overview of Online Tools and ResourcesCounterfeit vs. authentic goods Display
Trademark Application and Registration: Process and PitfallsGeographical Indicators Display
Counterfeiting and Piracy - Why Buy "Legit"?Non-Traditional Mark Display
 Story Time by Hooray for Books!
 Sound Marks Interactive Electronic Game