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An Evening with the USPTO

  • March 19, 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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Come join HIPLA for a panel discussion with the regional directors of the United States Patent and Trademark Office:

Hope Shimabuku

Texas Regional Office

  Molly Kocialski

Rocky Mountain Regional Office

 Damian Porcari 

Midwest Regional Office

Elizabeth Dougherty 

Director of Inventor Education, Outreach, and Recognition in the Office of Innovation Development

This moderated program will include a discussion of the latest guidance for practitioners appearing before the Office, updated statistics, and new agency initiatives. There will also be opportunity for Q&A from the audience.

Registration at 6:00 pm, Dinner served at 7:00 pm

1.0 Hours MCLE credit pending



First Course

Salade Artisans

Mixed Greens, Caramelized Bacon, Lemon Vinaigrette

Second Course

Pan Seared Salmon

White Wine Risotto, Haricot Verts

Beurre Blanc


La Volaille

Roasted Frenched Chicken Breast

White Wine Risotto, Haricot Verts

Sauce Armoricaine

Third Course

Dessert Du Jour

For dietary restrictions/requests,please contact Viddy Harris at vharris@pattersonsheridan.com no later than March 15.   

Reservation Policy:

Registration (for individuals and groups) must be done on-line and payment must be made by credit card through the secure HIPLA website. All members and their guests are encouraged to register early so that an accurate count of attendees is available. All reservations are due by 12:00 PM, Friday, March 15, 2019. Registrations may be limited to space available at the chosen venue. Phone and facsimile reservations are not accepted. Members may invite guests, but are requested to include their name when responding with reservation information.


Reservations must be cancelled by 10:00 am the Friday prior to the event. Email cancellation to Viddy Harris at vharris@pattersonsheridan.com. You are responsible for payment of any reservation not canceled before 10:00 am the Friday prior to the event.

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