Programs and Events
Programs and Events
INTA-USPTO Roundtables
Charlotte, NC


The first twenty-five (25) paid registrants to sign up for the 2012 Trademark Administrators Conference may participate in a free, off-site preconference roundtable with key USPTO officials.

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Lunch: 10:00 am-12:00 pm

The roundtable, designed to help the USPTO better understand the needs of those using its services, will offer insights into USPTO operations and allow you to engage in constructive dialogue with PTO officials including Deputy Commissioner for Trademark Operations Mary Boney Denison, Managing Attorney for Trademark Outreach Craig Morris and Senior Attorney Renee Servance. 
  • Recent developments at the USPTO.
  • Customer suggestions for improvements.
  • End-to-end electronic processing.
  • Practice tips.

Roundtable Facilitators

  • Craig Morris, USPTO
  • Ellen Rubel, Moore & Van Allen, PLLC


Moore & Van Allen, PLLC
Bank of America Corporate Center
100 North Tryon St., Suite 4700
Charlotte, North Carolina
(Less than a half mile or 9 minute walk from the Westin Charlotte)

Registration Information

You may reserve your seat for the roundtable when you register for the 2012 Trademark Administrators Conference. Transportation will not be provided. 

Registrants are invited to send no more than two questions in advance to ensure there is sufficient time to address them during the roundtable. Please send your questions to by October 8.

Note: This is not a forum to discuss individual cases.