Monday, October 5, 2020

Attend the Hispanic Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program

Don’t miss the USPTO’s free, online Hispanic Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program, a chance for independent inventors, entrepreneurs, small business owners, and intellectual property (IP) professionals to learn about resources available to the Hispanic innovation community. Register early for this special event

Take this opportunity to:

  • Learn from accomplished innovators, inventors, entrepreneurs, and business owners about best practices

  • Discover helpful resources available to innovators

  • Get practical tips on obtaining and protecting your IP

Agenda (subject to changes)

1 – 1:15 p.m. ET: Welcome

1:15 – 2 p.m. ET: Keynote Speaker Roselin Rosario-Meléndez, Ph.D, Polymer and Cosmetics Chemist Associate Principal Chemist, L'Oréal

2 – 3 p.m. ET: Networks and Resources Panel This panel will showcase service and support organizations for Hispanic inventors and entrepreneurs and the resources available for anyone getting started or in business.

Eliseo Ramos-Feliciano, Supervisory Patent Examiner, USPTO

Lu Cordova, Governor's Advisor on Efficiencies and Digital Transformation at State of Colorado
James Foy, Founder of Hispanics and Technology
Oscar Garcia, Managing Director of Training, Manos Accelerator
Sandi Mays, CIO, CXO and Co-Founder at Zayo Group
Nicole Quiroga, President and CEO, Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

3 – 4 p.m. ET: USPTO Resource Overview This presentation will focus on free USPTO services and support for inventors, entrepreneurs, and small business owners

Sean Wilkerson, Innovation Development Program Manager, Office of Innovation Outreach, USPTO
Matthew Martin, Pro Bono Assistant Coordinator, USPTO

For more information, or to ask questions about the program, email