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USPTO Invention-Con 2023

Friday, May 12, 2023 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

Are you ready to take the next steps to move your idea from concept to market? Register today for the United States Patent and Trademark Office's (USPTO) inventor’s conference, Invention-Con 2023: Building tomorrow's innovation, coming May 10-12, from noon to 4 p.m. ET daily. This conference is free and will be available virtually and in person (May 12 only) at the USPTO headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia. 

  • Discover how to build a solid business plan
  • Hear tips for successfully promoting your brand
  • Learn how to craft the perfect pitch to find and secure funding sources 
  • Meet the subject matter experts ready to offer resources and support 

You can find an agenda and more information about each day of the conference on the Invention-Con 2023 page. For more information, or if you have any questions or comments, please email us at inventioncon@uspto.gov. View recordings of past programs on the Invention-Con event series page. 

Invention-Con is the USPTO's annual conference for independent inventors, entrepreneurs, and small-business owners whose success depends on guarding their creative work. This program is presented by the USPTO's Office of Innovation Outreach. 

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Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and a Grant with the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the California SBDC closest to you.