Intellectual Property Workshop for ​North Texas Inventors ​& Entrepreneurs

NTIPW FlyerHave an idea? Invented something? Think it is patentable? Have a unique company logo for your product? Inspired to start a business?

Then don’t miss this workshop where you can get free advice from registered patent and trademark attorneys and U.S. Patent & Trademark Office examiners who are volunteering their time to serve the community. Don’t miss this great opportunity. Register now!

General sessions on how to apply for a patent or trademark, doing prior art searches and going pro-se (representing yourself). One-on-one consultations with the volunteer attorneys.

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Agenda

08:00 – 08:30 AM  Registration and Mingle
08:30 – 09:00 AM  Welcome Remarks and Introduction of USPTO Pro-Se Resources
09:00 – 10:00 AM  Patents – An Overview
10:00 – 10:15 AM  Short Break
10:15 – 11:15 AM  Trademarks – An Overview
11:15 – 11:30 AM  Short Break
11:30 – 12:00 PM  USPTO Electronic Filing System Overview and Demo
12:00 – 12:30 PM  Trademark Electronic Filing System and Demo
12:30 – 1:00 PM  Break (Light Meal Provided)
1:00 – 1:30 PM  Prior Art Searching and Demo
1:30 – 2:30 PM  Breakout Group Sessions
       1. Software Interest Track
       2. Mechanical/Electrical Inventions Interest Track
       3. Consumer Products Track
2:30 – 4:00 PM  One-On-One Sessions
4:00 PM  Closing
TAMU Center for Law & Intellectual Property