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Welcome to FY2019 Oktoberfest

October 2 from 5-8pm

Madison Auditorium

Free entry & free refreshments for members ~bring your card for speedy entry~


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Thursday, September 27th - 4:00pm –7:00pm

Atwater Brewery -237 Joseph Campau Ave, Detroit, MI 48207


One free drink for PTOS members, while supplies last.

Non-members can sign up at the event.


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The Patent and Trademark Office Society is dedicated to the improvement and appreciation of the United States Patent and Trademark Systems.  As such we are supporting the USPTO's efforts to have Intellectual Property Discussions be a part of SXSW.


Please help the USPTO get to SXSW in 2019 by following the instructions below:

We need your PanelPicker(r) vote!

The annual South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference in Austin, Texas, provides an opportunity for global professionals at every level to participate, network, and discuss economic and cultural issues. The wide range of participating individuals and organizations have one thing in common: they all work with intellectual property (IP).

SXSW is a prime opportunity for the USPTO to highlight the importance of protecting intellectual property. SXSW crowdsources their conference programming through the PanelPicker platform, and community voting counts for 30 percent of the panel selection decisions.

We need your PanelPicker vote to ensure IP is part of the SXSW conversation. From August 6-30, 2018, you can vote for the USPTO's 2019 PanelPicker session proposals. Make sure you leave comments about what you'd like us to talk about, and share the details about the panels with friends. You can vote for more than one panel, and you can vote even if you don't plan to attend SXSW personally. Let SXSW know how vital IP protection is by voting for our four panels today!

How to cast your vote:

1. Create a free SXSW account (link is external) 2. Vote for the USPTO's panels 3. Leave comments or questions for us on the panel page 4. Join the conversation on social media with #USPTOatSXSW


For more information, please contact Julianne Metzger, at 571-272-0722.


Dallas PTOS Presents joint BYOM event (coffee and desserts) with Texas work life committee, APANET, AMACA and BAIPO

Thursday, Aug 30

Fifth floor pantry  at Texas regional office  

11:00-12:00 PM


Free coffee and dessert !

Open to all employees in Texas regional office


Questions please contact Xi Wang.

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No other time is authorized for this event


PTOS Education Committee presents:

GW Law Interviews

Sophia Sim

Associate Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid


Thursday, October 4, 2018

Remsen 3D44

10am – 1pm


To sign up for a 10 minute interview:


Please contact Cathy Loikith with questions:

No other time has been authorized for this event.

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GW Law Interviews

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PTOS Europe Trip 2018

Date: 2 November 2018 00:00 to 13 November 2018 00:00

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