|Sent on:||Thursday, October 13, 2011 12:26 PM|
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The Smithsonian Institution and US Patent & Trademark Office are co-sponsoring an Independent Inventor Symposium October 27 & 28, 2011 (on Thursday and Friday of that week) at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington DC. The Smithsonian American Art Museum is located in the former US Patent Office headquarters in downtown DC.This is a free event, but you should register ahead due to limited seating.
The following is an overview of this event as presented by the Smithsonian’s website: “Independent and small-business inventors can learn about challenges they may face as they create, develop, manufacture, market, and protect their innovations. Industry leaders, government officials, and successful inventors discuss the importance of intellectual property protection, how to make great ideas commercially viable, and how innovation and entrepreneurship can help lead nationwide economic recovery.”
Some of the topics and lectures of this event will include the following:
See the following links for more information on this event and how to register.
For general information: http://americanart.si.edu/calendar/event.cfm?trumbaEmbed=view%3Devent%26eventid%3D95680924
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