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Submit nominations for the National Medal of Technology and Innovation (#NMTI) by May 1. It's 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.

Running out of things to watch on your online streaming service? Learn something new at our YouTube channel and binge-watch our series on #ScienceOfInnovation: http://bit.ly/1opBoRF, or last year's Invention-Con: http://bit.ly/2rKc6VA.

#USPTOSTEM #USPTOvideo #InventorEvent

#Throwback to November 21, 2016 when #MedalOfHonor recipient retired U.S. Army Captain Florent Groberg (center) visited the USPTO to talk to 165 #NewUSCitizens during a naturalization ceremony. He also took the time to meet with #PeopleOfPTO after the ceremony.

We just launched the Expanding Innovation Hub on our website! It’s an online platform that provides resources for inventors and practitioners to encourage greater participation in the patent system. Read about it in our latest #blog: https://bit.ly/2UaUiP7 #USPTOSUCCESS

This year we're hosting the National Summer Teacher Institute in St. Louis, Missouri, July 12-17. Are you a K-12 educator or do you know a K-12 educator? Apply for this free week of training on patents and trademarks, entrepreneurship and STEM: http://bit.ly/USPTO_NSTI #USPTOSTEM

Check out our #USPTO Kids pages for fun #USPTOSTEM resources and activities related to #InventionEducation, innovation, and #IP that students can try at home: http://uspto.gov/kids.

Take a look at our new page on artificial intelligence (#AI), which provides information on our AI initiatives, public notices and responses, AI-related events, and outside resources: http://bit.ly/USPTO_AI. #innovation

#USPTO's Deputy CIO Debbie Stephens joined @FederalNewsNet last month to talk on navigating applications to the Cloud.
WATCH: http://bit.ly/33sqqkw.

Jogbra inventors Lisa Lindahl, Hinda Miller, and Polly Smith made history when they invented the first sports bra. They visited USPTO HQ to meet Deputy Director Laura Peter and see @InventorsHOF museum.
Learn more about the inventors: http://bit.ly/2Q6tVaJ. #WomensHistoryMonth

Do you know a teacher or educator? Tell them to apply to the National Summer Teacher Institute by April 30! This is a free week of training on patents and trademarks, entrepreneurship and STEM: http://bit.ly/USPTO_NSTI.

#USPTOSTEM #STEM #educators

In recognition of #IWD2020 and #WomenInventors, #PeopleOfPTO at #USPTORockyMtn gathered for a photo with an inventor card of Temple Grandin, inventor and pioneer in improving handling and welfare of farm animals. #WomensHistoryMonth

#USPTONearYou: http://bit.ly/2mP6IJ7.

#PeopleOfPTO from #USPTOSV Regional Office celebrate #IWD2020 with an inventor card featuring movie star and wireless communications pioneer Hedy Lamarr: http://bit.ly/2TydCap.

#USPTONearYou: http://bit.ly/2iNQG3z.
#WomensHistoryMonth

#USPTOTexas has quite the collection of inventor cards; featuring #WomenInventors Temple Grandin, Beulah Louise Henry, and Ellen Ochoa. You can find all the cards at http://bit.ly/2eVzMfq. #IWD2020 #WomensHistoryMonth

#USPTONearYou: http://bit.ly/2Ea1uTG.

Hello from #USPTOMidwest! In recognition of #WomensHistoryMonth, they got together with a collectible inventor card featuring Helen Murray Free who developed a revolutionary testing method for diabetes: http://bit.ly/2zG6FJC. #IWD2020

#USPTONearYou: http://bit.ly/2ufpCzN.

In recognition of #InternationalWomensDay, some of our #PeopleOfPTO gathered for a group photo in front of the latest @InventorsHOF exhibit celebrating #WomensHistoryMonth and #WomenInventors such as Stephanie Kwolek, inventor of Kevlar®.

#IWD2020 #WomenInSTEM

In recognition of #InternationalWomensDay, a few of our executives got together for a photo in front of the latest @InventorsHOF exhibit celebrating inventors and #WomensHistoryMonth. They're holding up an inventor card featuring Stephanie Kwolek, inventor of Kevlar®.

#IWD2020

#USPTO Deputy Director Laura Peter celebrated and recognized contributions of women to the STEM fields and innovation with #PeopleOfPTO. The event also commemorated the 200th anniversary of the women's suffrage movement.

#WomensHistoryMonth

Founded in 1975, Industrial Light and Magic were awarded the National Medal of Technology and Innovation for 30 years of innovation in visual effects technology for the motion picture industry. Watch their talk with @NSTMF on March 25: http://bit.ly/2VuC6AX. #NMTI

Join the USPTO for our next #ChinaIPRoadshow in Minneapolis, Minnesota on March 19 and learn how to protect your #IP in China. Register: http://bit.ly/3290k5k.

#PuertoRico: Join the #USPTO on April 20-22 for the Stakeholder Training on Examination Practice and Procedure (STEPP) in San Juan. STEPP gives a better understanding of how examiners make decisions. Register now: http://bit.ly/2SDrlux.

A9: Don't be fooled by potentially misleading offers and notices from private companies! Check our website for a list of some solicitations we’ve received complaints about. http://bit.ly/USPTOSolicitationAlert
#SlamTheScamChat #NCPW2020

A9: Don't be fooled by potentially misleading offers and notices from private companies! Check our website for a list of some solicitations we’ve received complaints about. https://t.co/TKZW7BxMzH
#SlamTheScamChat #NCPW2020
USAGov@USAGov

Q9: Any parting advice to keep in mind as people arm themselves against fraudsters? #SlamTheScamChat #NCPW2020

A7: We have two great resources to learn more about scams and next steps: http://bit.ly/USPTOSolicitationAlert, which explains how to identify solicitations, and what to do if you receive one. There are examples too!
#SlamTheScamChat #NCPW2020

A7: We have two great resources to learn more about scams and next steps: https://t.co/TKZW7BPnYh, which explains how to identify solicitations, and what to do if you receive one. There are examples too! 
#SlamTheScamChat #NCPW2020
USAGov@USAGov

Q7: What is your favorite resource to learn more about the latest scams and how to fight them? #SlamTheScamChat #NCPW2020

A5: Beware of all types of offers and notices not from the #USPTO. Example of a red flag is a private company offering to record #trademarks in a private registry.

#SlamTheScamChat #NCPW2020

A5: Beware of all types of offers and notices not from the #USPTO. Example of a red flag is a private company offering to record #trademarks in a private registry. 

#SlamTheScamChat #NCPW2020
USAGov@USAGov

Q5: What are some red flags that you will see in a scam? #SlamTheScamChat #NCPW2020

A4: Visit the http://uspto.gov website for information about how to identify potentially misleading offers or notices or watch this video on solicitation alert: https://youtu.be/fAVpaudTVO0.
#SlamTheScamChat #NCPW2020

A4: Visit the https://t.co/w9oPDWM3Qr website for information about how to identify potentially misleading offers or notices or watch this video on solicitation alert: https://t.co/PGk2Q0D2sD. 
#SlamTheScamChat #NCPW2020
USAGov@USAGov

Q4: What information does someone need to report a scam? #SlamTheScamChat #NCPW2020

A3: Share the @McGruffatNCPC website: https://www.ncpc.org/goforreal/. #USPTO and NCPC are working together to raise public awareness about the importance of #IP and to decrease demand for counterfeit goods in the U.S.
#SlamTheScamChat #NCPW2020 #GoForReal

A3: Share the @McGruffatNCPC website: https://t.co/idMkSyvIF1. #USPTO and NCPC are working together to raise public awareness about the importance of #IP and to decrease demand for counterfeit goods in the U.S.
#SlamTheScamChat #NCPW2020 #GoForReal
USAGov@USAGov

Q3: How can we educate a younger generation to prevent scams and reduce their risk of being a fraud victim? #SlamTheScamChat #NCPW2020

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