Don’t miss the USPTO’s Hispanic Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program

The USPTO is offering a high-level, free-to-attend, online Hispanic Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program on October 7. This is a chance for independent inventors, entrepreneurs, small business owners, and intellectual property (IP) professionals to learn about resources available to the Hispanic innovation community.  Take this opportunity to: Learn from accomplished innovators, inventors, entrepreneurs, and business owners about best practices. Discover helpful resources available to innovators. Get practical tips on obtaining and protecting your IP. Visit the event page on the USPTO website to view the agenda and register for the event.

Don’t miss the USPTO’s free, online Hispanic Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program, a chance for independent inventors, entrepreneurs, small business owners, and intellectual property (IP) professionals to learn about resources available to the Hispanic innovation community. Register early for this special event.

Take this opportunity to:

  • Learn from accomplished innovators, inventors, entrepreneurs, and business owners about best practices
  • Discover helpful resources available to innovators
  • Get practical tips on obtaining and protecting your IP

Agenda (subject to changes) 

1 – 1:05 p.m. ET: Welcome

1:05 – 2 p.m. ET: Keynote Speaker Roselin Rosario-Meléndez, Ph.D, Polymer and Cosmetics Chemist Associate Principal Chemist, L’Oréal

2 – 3:15 p.m. ET: Networks and Resources Panel This panel will showcase service and support organizations for Hispanic inventors and entrepreneurs and the resources available for anyone getting started or in business.

Moderator: Eliseo Ramos-Feliciano, Supervisory Patent Examiner, USPTO

Panelists:
-Lu Cordova, Governor’s Advisor on Efficiencies and Digital Transformation at State of Colorado
-James Foy, Founder of Hispanics and Technology
-Oscar Garcia, Managing Director of Training, Manos Accelerator
-Sandi Mays, CIO, CXO and Co-Founder at Zayo Group
-Nicole Quiroga, President and CEO, Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

3:15 – 4 p.m. ET: USPTO Resource Overview This presentation will focus on free USPTO services and support for inventors, entrepreneurs, and small business owners

Presenters:
-Sean Wilkerson, Innovation Development Program Manager, Office of Innovation Outreach, USPTO
-Matthew Martin, Pro Bono Assistant Coordinator, USPTO

For more information, or to ask questions about the program, email InnovationOutreach@USPTO.gov