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Apollo 50: The role of intellectual property in space commerce

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Clara Barton Auditorium

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Apollo 50: The role of intellectual property in space commerce

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To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, the USPTO will host an event focused on space innovation, technology transfer from the Apollo missions, and an overview of the current administration’s policy on space exploration, commerce, and industry.

Speakers:

  • United States Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross
  • NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine
  • Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO Andrei Iancu
  • Director of the Office of Space Commerce Kevin O'Connell
  • Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the USPTO Laura Peter
  • Former Associate Director, Satellite Servicing Capabilities Office, NASA and National Inventors Hall of Fame inductee Frank Cepollina
  • Astronaut Kathryn Sullivan
  • Astronaut Paul Richards
  • VP and General Manager of Strategic Operations of Ball Aerospace Debra Facktor
  • CEO of NanoRacks Jeffrey Manber
  • Founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Slingshot Aerospace Melanie Stricklan
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Clara Barton Auditorium

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