USPTO Independent Inventors and Small Business Conferences
Top officials from the United States Patent and Trademark Office and successful inventors and entrepreneurs will headline the agency's 11th Annual Independent Inventors Conference, September 8-9, 2006 at the USPTO's Alexandria, Virginia headquarters. First time attendees are further invited to participate in a pre-conference from 5-7 p.m. on September 7. The pre-conference—a basic primer on patents and trademarks—is included in the registration fee.
Registration is now open for this 2-day event. The fee is $50 per person for both days. The registration fee includes all sessions and presentations, morning and afternoon refreshments, lunch for both days and a networking reception on Friday evening.
For additional information about this event you can call the Inventors Assistance Program at 571-272-8850. To register by phone call the National Inventors Hall of Fame at 330-849-6903. To register on-line go to 11th Annual Independent Inventors Conference.
Registration is now also open for Small Business Seminars scheduled for September 11-12 in Minneapolis, MN and September 18 in Providence, RI. The Minneapolis program is a day-two event with one-on-one consultations, and the Providence program is a one-day event with no consultations.
Minneapolis (September 11-12): http://www.uspto.gov/cgi-bin/exitconf/internet_exitconf.pl?target=www.SignUp4.net/Public/ap.aspx?EID=IPAC24EProvidence (September 18): http://www.uspto.gov/cgi-bin/exitconf/internet_exitconf.pl?target=www.signup4.net/public/ap.aspx?EID=IPAC25E