April 17


Hosted by the UIA

600 Dulany St.
Alexandria, VA

Enjoy a full day of events at the USPTO, with presentations from industry leaders, panelist discussions about Inventor’s Group best practices, and information sessions hosted by USPTO representatives. Experience a guided tour of the USPTO and end the day with an open discussion session hosted by USPTO and UIA representatives.

Keynote Speaker
Drew Hirshfield
Commissioner of Patents, USPTO

April 18

Capitol Hill

Hosted by Inventor’s Project

East Capitol St NE & First St SE,
Washington, DC

Spend the day with Congressional
representatives to discuss the future of patent laws in the U.S. as well as the interestes of inventors and small businesses. The first Annual Leadership Awards and Reception caps off the evening by recognizing influential members of the inventing community.

April 19

Smithsonian Museum

Hosted by inventRight

1300 Constitution Ave NW,
Washington, DC

Arthur Daemmrich, Director of the Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation at the Smithsonian, leads a private tour and hosts a conversation with his colleagues.

Event Host
Arthur Daemmrich
Director, Lemelson Center

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