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Feb 2 - Dec 7, 2023

Unfamiliar with patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets? Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from USPTO experts about intellectual property (IP) basics and potential ways to protect your innovation as you transition from idea to product. The Midwest Regional USPTO offers this session for...

Apr 25, 2023

Join the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for a one-day patents boot camp on April 25, 2023 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT at River Parishes Community College in Gonzales, Louisiana. This is an in-person, single-day workshop for entrepreneurs, small businesses, and inventors in...

Apr 25, 2023

Are you a small business owner or entrepreneur interested in learning about trademarks and how to apply for a federal registration? If so, this event is a must-attend. In this fourth module of our eight-part virtual Trademark Basics Boot Camp, we’ll focus on the requirements for an initial trademark...

May 2, 2023

Are you a small business owner or entrepreneur interested in learning about trademarks and how to apply for a federal registration? If so, this event is a must-attend. In this fifth module of our eight-part virtual Trademark Basics Boot Camp, we’ll focus on the USPTO’s Trademark Electronic...

May 5, 2023

Celebrate World Intellectual Property Day with this special event at Black Fire Innovation. Meet with local experts to learn more about resources to help you protect your intellectual property. Schedule 10:00 a.m.: Welcome and opening remarks 10:30 a.m.: Local resource panel 11:15 a.m.: Lunch 12:00...

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