Register | Login
Intellectual Property Today
RFC Express - Document Management System
2015 Top Patent Firms
2014 Top Trademark Firms
Current Issue


Advertising Opportunities

Click Here

Email A Friend Back to Science & Technology News

USPTO to Hold Kansas Regional Independent Inventors Conference

Friday, March 29, 2013

Part of ongoing efforts to assist independent inventors and small business concerns

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will hold the Kansas Regional Independent Inventors Conference on April 19-20, 2013 at the National Aviation Training Center in Wichita, Kansas. The event, co-sponsored by the USPTO’s Office of Innovation Development and Wichita State University Center for Innovation and Enterprise Engagement, will feature senior USPTO staff, successful inventors, and seasoned entrepreneurs to provide attendees with expert advice, intellectual property (IP) information and resources.

As part of the USPTO’s ongoing efforts to assist independent inventors, small business concerns and university affiliated inventors, the conference will include presentations, workshops, a networking reception, and opportunities for attendees to have confidential, one-on-one advisory sessions with leading IP professionals.

Presenters include:

  • Bruce Kisliuk, Deputy Commissioner for Patent Administration, USPTO
  • John Calvert, Acting Associate Commissioner for Innovation Development, USPTO
  • Wayne Bell, District Director, U.S. Small Business Association
  • A.J. Anderson, Director, U.S. Department of Commerce, Wichita District Office

To register and view the event agenda and a complete list of speakers, please visit: Space is limited and registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis.

For non-media inquiries regarding the conference, please contact the USPTO Office of Innovation Development at 866-767-3848 or email at

Stay current with the USPTO by subscribing to receive email updates at our Subscription Center at

Back to Science & Technology News
Looking for...

  © Copyright 2015 Intellectual Property Today
Download Adobe Reader for free