Patents for Humanity deadline has been extended to February 15! Get your applications in now: http://bit.ly/2JTZykC. #Patents4Humanity
Yesterday, Deputy Director Laura Peter spoke on a panel @UMichLaw with several other exceptional #WomeninIP from @Ford @Stryker_Jobs and @HonigmanLaw, who have earned positions at the top of their field. Deputy Peter then met with staff at #USPTOMidwest in Detroit.
This week, John Cabeca was sworn in as IP attaché for South Asia by Director General of the @USCommercialSvc Ian Steff. Cabeca will be based in New Delhi, supporting U.S. businesses in the region and advocating for effective IP policies. Read more: http://bit.ly/2YIzEqj.
The #USPTO is now accepting nominations for the National Medal of Technology and Innovation (#NMTI) until April 3, the nation’s highest honor for technological achievement, bestowed by the President of the United States on America's leading innovators. http://bit.ly/2komOex
Throughout the years, many inventors have been occu-pied with patenting improvements to pie making, including this 1905 pie baking machine. #NationalPieDay
Don't miss our next Speaker Series event with Dean Kamen, inventor of the Segway, Auto Syringe, and founder of @FIRSTweets. Join us at the #USPTO or via livestream on February 4 at 11 a.m. ET. http://bit.ly/37pdVXO
michlawwomen: Kicking off a panel on Women in IP with Laura Peter, Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the USPTO;
Bea Swedlow, Co-Chair of IP Litigation, Honigman LLP (cont)
Recently, USPTO Senior Counsel Elaine Wu attended the #UPOV conference in Europe on #PlantBreeding. These meetings bring small and large plant breeders together with industry to discuss patent protection for new varieties of plants. #plantpatent https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ZTmN-Ub0No&feature=emb_logo
Inventor Herman Hollerith created an electric tabulating system for the 1890 census that dramatically improved data processing and laid the foundation for modern computing. Read our latest #JourneysOfInnovation story: http://bit.ly/2ZGjGNU.
In addition to visiting #startups during #CES2020, #USPTO Director Andrei Iancu saw the latest vehicle #tech by @Ford, @Audi, @MercedesBenzUSA, and @Uber.
It's the last day of #CES2020 and your last chance to visit our booth (no. 50000) in the Sands Expo Center.
#GetInTheGame and learn about federal government resources for your #SmallBiz or #startup.
USPTO's CIO Jamie Holcombe and Deputy CIO Debbie Stephens are at @CESGovernment this week to talk #gov, #tech, IT, and #AI in executive roundtables.
#TBM #ExecutiveRoundTable @CESGovernment consisting of leaders @USCG Brian P. Burns @USPTO Debbie Stephens @DeptVetAffairs Dominic Cussatt Mason-Harriman Teddy Vagias @GrantThornton Shiva Verma and #GOVINI Tara Murphy Dougherty #CESG2020 #TechnologyBusinessManagement #technology
IP attaché Kitisri Sukhapinda recently met with the director general of the Thai IP office to discuss Thai IP law amendments and future cooperation.
Living outside the United States and looking for IP resources? Find an IP attaché near you: http://bit.ly/39Q5FSB.
ICYMI: #USPTO and @InventorsHOF announced the new class of National Inventors Hall of Fame inductees, world-changing innovators, at #CES2020. Read all about it in @WIRED and watch the video: http://bit.ly/2FvVzs3.
You never know who you might see at @CES! @SecretaryRoss, @USCTO Michael Kratsios, and USPTO Director Andrei Iancu visited our booth 50000 to talk #tech and #IP with #startups.
Happening now: @CTATech’s Michael Petricone and USPTO Dir. Andrei Iancu talk #AI and the patent system. #CES2020
We’re LIVE at #CES2020 with @CNET. #USPTO Director Andrei Iancu talks tech, invention, and #IP with @techledes. WATCH: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n4bh0CO-pDg
Today at 10:30 am PT/1:30 pm ET, @CNET’s Editor-in-Chief Connie Guglielmo interviews USPTO Director Andrei Iancu on #tech, innovation, and intellectual property at #CES2020.
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USPTO Director Andrei Iancu and @inventorshof’s Rini Paiva announced the 2020 class of #NIHF inductees. Inventors of mobile robotic material handling for order fulfillment joined them on the @CTATech stage.
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Happening today: special guests join #USPTO Director Andrei Iancu and @InventorsHOF to unveil the 2020 class of #NIHF inductees at #CES2020. Watch live at 1 pm PT/4 pm ET.
This afternoon, the National Inventors Hall of Fame® 2020 Inductee class will be revealed! Visit our Facebook page at 1 p.m. PST to watch the announcement live! #CES2020 #NIHF2020
Sworn in on January 6 by USPTO Deputy Director Laura Peter, Jay Hoffman is the USPTO’s new Chief Financial Officer. Read his bio: http://bit.ly/2sUEgy6.
Joining @CES this week? #GetInTheGame and on the field with us at Sands Expo, booth 50000 on Jan. 7-10.
Can't make it? Stay tuned for live updates and visit http://bit.ly/36lDWXM for info on livestream events.
Tune in for the LIVE announcement of the next class of @InventorsHOF inductees at #CES2020. The 2020 class of Inductees will be revealed on the @CTATech Grand Lobby Stage on Tuesday, Jan. 7 at 1 pm PT.
Happy New Year! Celebrate 2020 with the National Inventors Hall of Fame® on Jan. 7, as we announce the new Inductee class!
The USPTO continues to strengthen economic growth and promote American innovation. In FY2019, we received over 665,000 patent application filings, a number that has almost doubled since FY2002. See more key milestones from @CommerceGov: http://bit.ly/2SLg1gj.
#News: U.S. Commerce @SecretaryRoss Concludes Successful 2019: @CommerceGov Reached Key Milestones for the @realDonaldTrump Administration Over Past Year https://www.commerce.gov/news/press-releases/2019/12/us-secretary-commerce-concludes-successful-2019 #YearInReview
Meet USPTO staff from HQ at #CES2020 January 7-10 to talk #IP resources. We’ll be at Sands booth 50000 on… a football field. #GetInTheGame with #gov resources: http://bit.ly/36lDWXM.
Get ready for the #2020Census by reading our latest #JourneysOfInnovation story on Herman Hollerith, the inventor who created an electric tabulating system: http://bit.ly/2ZGjGNU.
#YearInReview: Catch up with the USPTO before the new year. Read the top blogs of 2019.
Two of our top #blogs were on how #ArtificialIntelligence will affect innovation in the future: http://bit.ly/2zoJD8e and http://bit.ly/347duQ2.
#YearInReview: Take a look back at our top moments and tweets of 2019. We celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission in July. #Apollo50th
#OTD in 1969, the Apollo 11 mission was launched to space on a Saturn V, safely landing the first American astronauts on the moon.
#Apollo50th @NASA @NASAKennedy
#USPTO Director Andrei Iancu attended an AIA Pro Bono event on 12/13. Federal Circuit Judge Jimmie V. Reyna and AIA Pro Bono Advisory Council Chair Jim Patterson were recognized for their efforts on patent pro bono in the United States.
For all the party animals out there, #HappyNewYear!
#YearInReview: Take a look back at our top moments and tweets of 2019. Lonnie Johnson joined #USPTO Director Andrei Iancu for an intimate talk on his innovation: http://bit.ly/2MEhj9a.
Engineer and entrepreneur Lonnie Johnson invented one of the most popular and best-selling toys around the globe - the Super Soaker®. Read his story at http://uspto.gov or watch his interview with #USPTO Dir. Andrei Iancu: http://bit.ly/2RN05Hz. #BlackHistoryMonth
#YearInReview: We're taking a look back at our top moment and top tweets of 2019. Our main auditorium was renamed in honor of the first woman clerk at the Patent Office, Clara Barton.
"Women have played a critically important role in American innovation. We are proud to recognize their significant contributions," said #USPTO Dir. Iancu at the renaming of the USPTO’s main auditorium in honor of Clara Barton. READ: http://bit.ly/2TzJKJN. #WomensHistoryMonth
We're taking a look back at our top moments and top tweets. Read about how the U.S. moved up in international rankings for patent protection. #YearInReview
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“The @globalIPcenter released the 2019 @USChamber International IP Index, and the U.S. is number two for “Patents, Related Rights, and Lim...
#HappyHolidays from Director Andrei Iancu and Deputy Director Laura Peter! In support of @CFC, they greeted USPTO employees and posed for holiday photos. Read our #blog on #CFC: . https://t.co/ePoAo1bhnt
140 years ago #OTD, inventor Thomas Edison received a patent for an improvement in magneto-electric machines.
Looking forward to winter activities? Read about this patent for a sled and other winter-related inventions in our Inventors Eye article: http://bit.ly/2S5CNzf. #WinterPatents