Programs and Events
USPTO Roundtable

Meet with U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Managing Attorney for Trademark Outreach Craig Morris, at a breakfast roundtable discussion in Houston, Texas.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Breakfast: 9:00 am
Discussion: 9:30 am–11:30 am

Petroleum Club of Houston
1201 Louisiana Street
35th Floor
Houston, TX 77002

The roundtable is designed to help the USPTO better understand the needs of those using its services and to offer insights into the USPTO operations. Topics to be covered will include:

  • Recent developments at the USPTO.
  • Customer suggestions for improvements.
  • End-to-end electronic processing.
  • Practice tips.

Roundtable Co-Host
Johanne Asselin, Shell Oil Company 

International Trademark Association
United States Patent and Trademark Office

Registration Information
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 September 9, 2015. CLE credits are not offered for roundtables.

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

Registration Fee   
The registration fee is US $50 per person/per session and includes a buffet meal. The fee is nonrefundable upon confirmation of this registration by INTA. If you are unable to attend, you may send a substitute.

All registrations must be made no later than (5) days before the scheduled roundtable. All roundtable registrants must be pre-registered; there will be no onsite registrations. The only acceptable method of payment is by credit card.