Free

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time

Location

Location

Rayburn House Office Building

45 Independence Avenue Southwest

Rayburn Foyer

Washington, DC 20515

View Map

Event description

Description

2019 World IP Day banner

SAVE THE DATE!!

On April 29, 2019 we will celebrate World IP Day focused on this year’s theme "Reach for the Gold: IP and Sports"

Where: Rayburn House Office Building - Rayburn Foyer
When: 4:00 – 6:30 PM


4:00 PM - Welcome and introduction of USPTO Deputy Director Peter – Shira Perlmutter

4:05 PM - Opening Remarks, Laura Peter, Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the USPTO

Official portrait of Laura Peter

4:15 PM - Keynote Presentation, Dr. Phil Wagner, Founder and CEO of Sparta Science

Phil Wagner portrait

Watch the recent Today Show segment on Sparta Science's force plate technology, which helps predict injury risks for athletes.

5:00 PM - Special Remarks, John Sandage, Deputy Director General, Patents and Technology Sector, World Intellectual Property Organization

portrait of John Sandage

Additional speakers will include members of Congress.

5:30 PM - Closing remarks and announcement of reception and exhibition – Lisa Jorgenson, Executive Director, American Intellectual Property Association

Join us in celebrating the power of sports to engage and inspire, to innovate and unite us all in pushing the boundaries of human achievement. Many thanks to our event sponsor, Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA), Chairman, House Judiciary’s Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet.

Reception -- sponsored by WIPO, AIPLA, INTA, US Chamber GIPC, ABA-IPL, and IPO

The event is coordinated by the USPTO, and many thanks to the sponsors and supporting organizations:

World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
US Chamber of Commerce Global IP Center (GIPC)
International Trademark Association (INTA)
The American Bar Association's Section on Intellectual Property Law (ABA-IPL), and the
Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO)

This event is free and meets the requirements of a widely attended event under Congressional Ethics Rules.

Share with friends

Date and Time

Location

Rayburn House Office Building

45 Independence Avenue Southwest

Rayburn Foyer

Washington, DC 20515

View Map

Save This Event

Event Saved