Patents and Pizza: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office High Tech Patent Examiners

Patents and Pizza event with U.S. Patent and Trademark Office at QI.


Date: 2017-07-19
Time: 1pm - 3:30pm
Location: Calit2 Auditorium, Atkinson Hall, UC San Diego

Guest Speaker: U.S. Patent & Trademark Office

*Registration is Required.
Host: Office of Innovation and Commercialization


The UC San Diego Office of Innovation and Commercialization is hosting the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office and examiners who will be available for an informal dialogue after the official presentations.

The University of California has been listed #1 on the Top 100 Worldwide Universities Granted US Utility Patents for severalconsecutive years. With a top-ranked academic programs in many disciplines, including the engineering school, UC San Diego is recognized as a leader in innovation. Our researchers continue to create and reshape the global technology landscape. These new technologies are further protected and developed for commercial application for the benefit of our community. TheUC San Diego Office of Innovation and Commercialization (OIC) partners with campus researchers to protect and commercialize IP, provides educational programming, and promotes the formation of new startup companies, all of which contribute to a thriving innovation ecosystem.

Please join us as we host the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) during their visits to universities and high tech corporations to learn first-hand about research in emerging technology and innovation. You will have an opportunity to have an informal dialogue with a group of patent examiners who work with patent applications in the general area of computer networks and multiplex technologies.

1:00pm Registration
1:15pm Welcome
1:20pm USPTO Overview
1:45pm OIC Overview
2:00pm Q&A
2:15pm Pizza/Networking/Informal Discussion
3:30pm End