September 24, 2007

The USPTO recently announced that it will be hosting a “National Trademark Expo” in April “to engage the public’s interest and educate consumers about the vital role trademarks play in the global economy.” This Expo will be held from April 10th through the 12th at the USPTO’s Alexandria, VA, facility, and will showcase companies with registered trademarks. Any company with a registered trademark may apply for a space at the Expo (application link below), and potential exhibitors will be evaluated on three categories, namely brand recognition, educational value of the proposed exhibit, and category diversity. Details on these three categories, and a date when a company may learn whether or not it was selected for the Expo, may be found at the USPTO announcement link below.

USPTO Announcement: LINK
USPTO Exhibit Application: LINK

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