USPTO Hosting ‘Invention-Con 2017’ this August

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will be hosting Invention-Con 2017, the Office’s Independent Inventors Conference, on August 11-12, 2017 on the USPTO campus in Alexandria, Virginia.

During the free conference, attendees can attend plenary talks, participate in topic specific small-group breakout sessions, and hear from USPTO officials and experts who will present information on patents, trademarks, and other intellectual property (IP) matters and topics of interest to small businesses.

Patent topics to be covered during the conference include:

• The types of patent applications that you may file, including search tips prior to filing, requirements for claims and drawings, filing requirements and how to file electronically with our Electronic Filing System (EFS).
• An overview of the patent examination process.
• Resources to assist applicants with the patent process.

Information regarding the conference can be found at this link.

USPTO InventionCon 2017

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