The United States Patent and Trademark Office is offering a free seminar for inventors, entrepreneurs, educators and legal professionals at Centennial Hall, 733 N. Eighth Street, on Wednesday, September 8 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. The day's events will include:
*An overview of patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets
*How to make the best use of the USPTO website
*Conducting a patent search, step by step
*Asking the right questions of invention promotion firms
*Conducting a trademark search, step by step
A prepaid box lunch will be available for $7.50 with your choice of turkey or hummus wrap, chips and a beverage, or you may opt to go out to eat.
To register, contact Judy Pinger, the MPL Business & Technology Coordinator, by phone at 414 - 286 - 3247 or by email at email@example.com. The deadline for registration is Tuesday, August 31.
This program is presented in connection with Benjamin Franklin: In Search of a Better World on exhibit at the Central Library from September 8 to October 22, 2010.