USPTO Design Day 2019

Mar 8 2019 - 8:07am


Spend the day at this free seminar with USPTO Design Examiners, Managers, Design Patent Practitioners and Industrial Designers from across the country. Join us to hear lively and thought-provoking discussions about various aspects of design patents. 

There is no fee to attend; however, we ask that you register in advance. No CLE credit is offered for this event. 


  • Update from the Director of Technology Center 2900
  • USPTO Developments including updates on Hague, ID5, and Design Law Treaty initiatives
  • Report from the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore on recent changes in design law in Singapore
  • Presentations from major corporations on strategic protection and enforcement of designs, including IBM, Gentex Corp., and more!
  • Panel discussion of in-house attorneys about design patent portfolio management 
  • Case law summaries on important design patent decisions over the past year, from the Federal Circuit, district court, and PTAB

April 25, 2019
8:30am - 5:00pm

Madison Auditorium 
600 Dulany Street 
Alexandria, VA 22314
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8:30 – 9:00 am         Continental Breakfast
9:00 am – 12:00 pm  Morning Sessions
12:00 – 1:15 pm        Lunch and Interaction
1:15 – 5:00 pm         Afternoon Sessions

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