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The historic hotel and meeting space is located in downtown D.C., just steps from the White House, Dupont Circle, shopping, and many other exciting attractions. Reserve your room today, the rate expires soon!
NAI Special Room Rate: $295
Deadline to Reserve: March 13, 2018
The 2018 NAI Signature Gala “Art of Innovation and the American Patent System” will be held at the Smithsonian American Art Museum on April 4, 2018.The building was originally created as the first patent office and held that purpose for more than 100 years. Join us in celebration of NAI Fellows and our nation’s patent achievements from its earliest beginnings to today.
USPTO Director Andrei Iancu Joins #NAI2018
Andrei Iancu will speak at the 2018 NAI Signature Gala to be held at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. In his role as Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Mr. Iancu provides leadership and oversight to one of the largest intellectual property offices in the world, with more than 12,000 employees and an annual budget of over $3 billion. He also serves as the principal advisor to the Secretary of Commerce on domestic and international intellectual property policy matters.. Read More
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The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit member organization comprising U.S. and international universities, and governmental and non-profit research institutes, with over 4,000 individual inventor members and Fellows spanning more than 250 institutions worldwide. It was founded in 2010 to recognize and encourage inventors with patents issued from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, enhance the visibility of academic technology and innovation, encourage the disclosure of intellectual property, educate and mentor innovative students, and translate the inventions of its members to benefit society.