USPTO to Hold Conference on Intellectual Property in the Global Marketplace in Nashville July 18

Posted by J Matthew Buchanan at June 13, 2006 03:30 PM


The United States Patent and Trademark Office will present a one-day conference on intellectual property basics for small and medium size businesses, entrepreneurs, and independent inventors and will provide information on the new realities of intellectual property counterfeiting and piracy in the global marketplace.

The conference will be held Tuesday, July 18 at the Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt.  The session will run from 8:30am to 5:00pm.

Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property Steve Pinkos will deliver opening remarks on Tuesday at 8:30am.

The conference is a component of USPTO’s small business campaign and is a part of the federal government’s Strategy Targeting Organized Piracy (STOP) and the USPTO’s continuing effort to increase public awareness about intellectual property and the enforcement of those rights in the global marketplace.

The conference is free, but seating is limited.  Register now.

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