USPTO to visit Columbus, Ohio
May 15–16, 2006 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Guest Speaker, The Honorable George V. Voinovich, United States Senator from Ohio
A two-day conference featuring intellectual property basics for small and medium sized businesses, entrepreneurs, and independent inventors and information on the new realities of intellectual property counterfeiting and piracy in the global marketplace.
May 15 – Presentations to help conference attendees identify intellectual property assets and discuss the steps needed to protect those assets in the United States and abroad. Major presentations will cover patents, trademarks, copyright, and trade secrets.
May 16 – Presentations focusing on enforcement issues that may arise in protecting intellectual property rights in the United States and abroad including: patent, trademark, and copyright infringement; unfair competition; counterfeiting; and piracy.
This program is part of the Federal Government’s Strategy Targeting Organized Piracy (STOP) and the USPTO’s continuing commitment to increase public awareness of intellectual property rights and the enforcement of those rights in the global marketplace.