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Independent Inventors Conference Set for August 8-9.

Posted in General Commentary by Jake Ward on June 28, 2008

Per this USPTO press release, registration is now open for the USPTO’s 13th annual Independent Inventors Conference, co-sponsored by the USPTO and the National Inventors Hall of Fame Foundation.

The Conference will be held on the USPTO campus in Alexandria, Virginia August 8-9. A pre-conference workshop, for anyone interested in learning about the basics of patents and the importance of intellectual property protection, will be held on August 7 from 5 to 7 p.m. The workshop is for beginners and is a good foundation for the conference.  The workshop is included in the $100 registration fee.

Top officials of the USPTO, including  Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce Margaret Peterlin and Commissioner for Patents John Doll will be presenters at the conference.  Also appearing this year will be Louis Foreman, creator and executive producer of the Emmy award winning PBS series, Everyday Edisons.

The registration fee includes all sessions and presentations, morning and afternoon refreshments, lunch both days and a networking reception on Friday night.

Click here for 13th Annual Independent Inventors Registration.  For additional information about the Conference call 571-272-8850. 

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