Organizations

On December 3 at 10AM ET, join us for a discussion with the Israel Patent Office (ILPO) on trends in #trademarks. Register: https://bit.ly/3fbTP86

This week, Deputy Director Peter participated in a fireside chat with USPTO Eastern Regional Director Elizabeth Dougherty @gaipalliance. They discussed the necessity of #ExpandingAmericanInnovation and the important work of #NCEAI. Learn more about NCEAI: https://bit.ly/2DZKEcS

Yesterday, Director Iancu gave the keynote address @TSCSedona on the importance of balance in the #IP system and #USPTO's work on #ExpandingAmericanInnovation. Read more about the National Council for Expanding American Innovation (#NCEAI): https://bit.ly/2DZKEcS

At the #PPAC quarterly meeting, Director Iancu spoke on the role of the #IP system in COVID-19 response & the work of #NCEAI. Deputy Director Peter & #AI subcommittee members provided updates on agency progress in artificial intelligence. Learn about PPAC: http://bit.ly/2fPF8fU

#FYI: #USPTO and the Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology & Innovation (MISTI) of the Kingdom of Cambodia signed a worksharing agreement that will give U.S. patent holders a greatly accelerated path to obtaining a Cambodian patent. Read: https://bit.ly/2HfPCDV

Our "Progress and Potential" study found that the number of women inventor-patentees continues to rise. On #WomensEntrepreneurshipDay, learn how the #NCEAI is helping the #USPTO to develop a national strategy for #ExpandingAmericanInnovation: https://bit.ly/2DZKEcS

This week, Director Iancu pledged continued #USPTO cooperation with member states of @_ARIPO as he addressed the virtual 44th session of ARIPO’s Administrative Council. Read his remarks: https://bit.ly/3fcDiB6
Watch the full session: https://bit.ly/3kxvafj

Tomorrow at 11 a.m. ET, don't miss Director Iancu @TheCIPA Life Sciences Committee Annual Conference, where he will speak on #innovation during COVID-19 and the importance of #ExpandingAmericanInnovation. Info: https://bit.ly/3kbL7Yw

This week, Director Iancu participated in a trilateral meeting with his counterparts @JPO_JPN & @EPOorg. This was one of several meetings this fall between #USPTO and #IP agencies abroad to promote mutual understanding and IP protection.

@drlisacook joins the #USPTO as an Edison Research Fellow. She will collaborate on USPTO research to expand participation in the #IP system by women, minorities, and veterans. Read more about the Edison Visiting Scholar Program: https://bit.ly/2JWurrr

Yesterday, Director Iancu spoke on key issues affecting brands and #IP innovation at the @INTA 2020 Annual Meeting. More: https://bit.ly/38sOkAW
#INTA2020

Tomorrow at 4:15 p.m. ET, join Director Iancu @TSCSedona Joint Annual Meeting of Working Group 9 and Working Group 10 as he gives a keynote address on the importance of balance in the #IP system. Register: https://bit.ly/3jXZNKG

Watch #USPTO Director Iancu and Deputy Director Peter give remarks at the Patent Public Advisory Committee (#PPAC) quarterly meeting tomorrow at 11 a.m. ET. Commissioner for Patents Drew Hirshfeld will give an update on #patents operations. See the agenda: https://bit.ly/35q3sNs

After receiving her first patent at age 16, Kavita Shukla built @freshgloco from the ground up. The company's patented technology prevents food spoilage. Hear her story: http://bit.ly/2D7k6T8 #EntrepreneursDay

Hey, @umontana Grizzlies and @montanastate Bobcats! On Nov. 19 at noon MT, #USPTO Director Andrei Iancu will speak on #ExpandingAmericanInnovation. This is part of an all-virtual university speaking tour. Register: https://bit.ly/3lGzzxR
@umontanalaw @AscendHub

Tomorrow at 5:30 p.m. ET, don't miss Deputy Director Laura Peter's fireside chat @gaipalliance with #USPTO Eastern Regional Outreach Director Elizabeth Dougherty on "The Necessity of Expanding Innovation." Register: https://bit.ly/3mVDQ0P
#ExpandingAmericanInnovation

Hey there, Bison! On Nov. 19 at 12:40 p.m. ET, #USPTO Director Andrei Iancu will speak @HowardU on the importance of the American #IP system and #ExpandingAmericanInnovation. This is part of an all-virtual university speaking tour. Watch: https://bit.ly/3pES3kG

#Inventors, #entrepreneurs, and small business owners, the #USPTO offers several resources to help you along your #innovation journey and protect your #IP. Watch our #ExpandingAmericanInnovation playlist: https://bit.ly/384ZyLp
#EntrepreneursDay #NCEAI

Get the USPTO to SXSW Online 2021! We have 3 panels - Strengthening the innovation ecosystem, Patents and business, & Feeding the force: Army food trucks.
Voting closes on Nov. 20, so vote now: https://bit.ly/3pjjXmb
#USPTOatSXSW

Join #USPTO's International Patent Legal Administration virtually on Nov. 20 at 1 p.m. ET to learn how to protect your #IP in foreign jurisdictions. Register: https://bit.ly/3kfip8Y

"KEVIN!" #OTD in 1990, Home Alone was released in the United States. The holidays would never be the same. #HomeAlone30 #trademarks

Attend an interactive Q&A session on Nov. 18 at 12:30 p.m. CT with patent experts at the #USPTOTexas Regional Office. They will provide an overview of #IP with a focus on #patents, EFS-Web, and #USPTO resources. Register: https://bit.ly/3ldt1Xy

Last week, Director Iancu participated in a panel @UICJohnMarshall's 64th Annual #IP Conference on IP in a post-COVID World, Section 101, and #USPTO's efforts at #ExpandingAmericanInnovation through #NCEAI. More on USPTO's COVID-19 response: https://bit.ly/3fdbkng

This week, follow us to stay up to date with highlights from the #USPTO executive speaking engagements: https://bit.ly/35AS3dz

Tomorrow at 2 p.m. ET, Director Iancu will share insights on key issues affecting brands at the @INTA 2020 Annual Meeting. Info: https://bit.ly/38sOkAW
#INTA2020

On Nov. 18 at 2:30 p.m. ET, get insight on recent COVID-19 vaccine research & its place in the history of vaccines with guest speaker Michael S. Kinch, Ph.D, of @WUSTL at a free virtual event hosted by #USPTOMidwest. Register: https://bit.ly/3lgGk9C

In our latest #blog, Deputy Director Laura Peter and Texas Regional Director Hope Shimabuku discuss the five year anniversary of the Texas Regional U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and how the region has grown into an innovation and technology hub. https://bit.ly/2UnfbFZ

Helen Murray Free co-invented the first dip-and-read test strips for use in diagnostic testing, which led to the creation of self-testing systems for diabetics. View her inventor card and the entire series on #WorldDiabetesDay: http://bit.ly/2zG6FJC

"Universities are a hub for innovation, creation, and creativity, and they provide a wealth of mentors and role models that can be useful in their communities across the country," said Director Iancu @Yale @TsaiCITY, his 11th stop on an all-virtual university speaking tour.

#USPTO's Chief Economist chaired “Patents in the Innovation Lifecycle” at the #2020APPAM Conference today, which showcased recent USPTO reports including “Adjusting to Alice,” “Progress and Potential 2020 update,” and “Inventing #AI”. Read the reports: https://bit.ly/35oFzFW

#USPTO CIO Jamie Holcombe just won @washingtonexec Government AI Executive of the Year. #AI and #ML are part of our #innovation playbook as our teams scale use of these technologies & harness their power for operations. See winners: https://bit.ly/35tBG2B
#artificialintelligence

Yesterday, Deputy Director Peter congratulated employees recognized @ the #USPTO Full Signatory Authority Ceremony, honoring those who have superior accomplishments & have contributed to the efficiency & improvement of operations. Learn about #PeopleofPTO: http://bit.ly/2gKmBRA

"I believe that innovation is the great equalizer...Universities are a key pillar of being able to achieve this vision," said Director Iancu at @PittTweet, his 10th stop on a university speaking tour to meet the next gen of #innovators, #entrepreneurs, and #IP professionals.

On Nov. 17 at 2 p.m. ET, Director Iancu will share insights on key issues affecting brands @INTA 2020 Annual Meeting. Info: https://bit.ly/38sOkAW
#INTA2020 #trademarks #USPTO

Calling them the next Wright Brothers, Thomas Edisons, and Hedy Lamarrs, Director Iancu encouraged @UConn students to "Keep creating, keep innovating, and get educated as thoroughly as you can on intellectual property issues" on the 9th stop of his university speaking tour.

Hey there, Jaguars! On Nov. 16 at 11 a.m. ET, #USPTO Director Andrei Iancu will speak @SouthernULaw about the American #IP system, part of an all-virtual university speaking tour. Watch: https://bit.ly/3nqimJL
#SULC #technology #Entrepreneurship #LawyerLeaders #AnalysisMatters

Watch #USPTO Director Iancu and Deputy Director Peter give remarks at the Patent Public Advisory Committee (#PPAC) quarterly meeting on Nov. 19 at 11 a.m. ET. Commissioner for Patents Drew Hirshfeld will give an update on #patents operations. See agenda: https://bit.ly/35q3sNs

On Nov. 20 at 11 a.m. ET, join Director Iancu @TheCIPA Life Sciences Committee Annual Conference, where he will speak on #innovation during COVID-19 and the importance of #ExpandingAmericanInnovation. Info: https://bit.ly/3kbL7Yw

Former @NASA astronaut, CEO of @FluidityTech, and patent holder @AstroDocScott joined #USPTOTexas for their 5 year anniversary. He and Deputy Director Laura Peter discussed his #innovation journey, the variety of his inventions, and his thoughts on #ExpandingAmericanInnovation.

Get the USPTO to SXSW Online 2021! We have 3 panels - Strengthening the innovation ecosystem, Patents and business, & Feeding the force: Army food trucks.
Vote now: https://bit.ly/3pjjXmb
##USPTOatSXSW

On Nov. 18 at 5:30 p.m. ET, join Deputy Director Laura Peter @gaipalliance for a fireside chat with #USPTO Eastern Regional Outreach Director Elizabeth Dougherty on "The Necessity of Expanding American Innovation." Register: https://bit.ly/3mVDQ0P

Join Director Iancu @TSCSedona Joint Annual Meeting of Working Group 9 and Working Group 10 on November 19 at 4:15 p.m. ET as he gives a keynote address on the importance of balance in the #IP system. Register: https://bit.ly/3jXZNKG

Tomorrow at 5 p.m. ET, join Director Iancu at @UICJohnMarshall @CenterforIPLaw 64th Annual IP Conference. The Director will discuss #IP in a post-COVID world, the National Council for Expanding American Innovation (#NCEAI), and Section 101. Register: https://bit.ly/2HYlxsJ

#OTD ninety years ago, Albert Einstein and Leo Szilard received U.S. patent No. 1,781,541, for a quieter, safer refrigerator, using an electromagnetic field to help power the refrigerator’s condenser. #TodayinHistory #TDIH

The US @VFWHQ holds the trademark for the Buddy Poppy, the American version of the token of remembrance that connected red poppies and sacrifice in battle in #WWI. Read the story on our Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/uspto.gov
#VeteransDay

We would like to thank our nation's veterans, especially those who work at the #USPTO. #VeteransDay #Veteran #PeopleofPTO

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Soldier to civilian, we recognize #PeopleofPTO who have served in the military & continue their public service with the USPTO. #VeteransDay

Yesterday, #USPTO Director Iancu and Deputy Director Peter joined Director of the USPTO Texas Regional Office Hope Shimabuku and former @NASA astronaut @AstroDocScott to talk #USPTOTexas' 5 year anniversary. http://bit.ly/2Ea1uTG

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