The United States Patent and Trademark Office, (USPTO), is an agency within the U.S. Department of Commerce that issues patents to inventors and businesses for their inventions, and trademark registration for product and intellectual property identification.

USPTO is hosting a unique one-day small business networking event located at our Alexandria, VA campus. This event is designed to foster collaboration, networking, and business partnerships between Large Businesses, Small Businesses, Small Disadvantaged Owned Businesses, Women Owned Businesses, Service Disabled Veteran Owned Businesses, Veteran Owned Small Businesses, 8(a) Businesses and HUBZone Businesses.

Although this event will focus on Information Technology services, all business concerns are encouraged to attend to network and forge your own teaming and mentor-protégé opportunities.