Learn how to protect your trade secrets from theft. An FBI special agent will be visiting the Central Library of the Saint Louis Public Library on Tuesday, May 10th @7 p.m. in the second floor training room. They will discuss how theft impacts businesses, and will provide indicators and way to mitigate the problem.
For further information about this program, please call the Patent and Trademark Resource Center at (314) 539-0390 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
All are welcome to attend.
What Are USPTO’s Patent Plans for Fiscal Year 2017?
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) explains several patent prosecution trends, goals, and programs to justify proposed spending of its collected fees in its recently-issued Fiscal Year 2017 Congressional Justification report. The report provides patent, trademark, and global intellectual property budgets for the upcoming 2017 fiscal year (October 1, 2016 to September 30, 2017) and beyond. The report focuses on various patent-related areas including patent application pendency, patent quality and examination efficiency, Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) operations and trial activities, and information technology (IT) associated with these areas