Programs and Events
INTA-USPTO Roundtables
Boston, Massachusetts


Meet with key U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) officials, including Commissioner for Trademarks Deborah Cohn, at a luncheon roundtable discussion in Boston.

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Lunch: 12:00 pm

Discussion: 12:30 pm–2:30 pm

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 Facilitators

  • Craig Morris, USPTO
  • Julia Huston, Foley Hoag LLP


Foley Hoag LLP
155 Seaport Boulevard
13th Floor
Boston, MA

Visit for information concerning public transportation and underground parking. Other options include commercial above-ground parking lots across the street from the building and on-street parking.


International Trademark Association
United States Patent and Trademark Office

Registration Information

Enrollment is limited to the first 25 individuals who register. Register online or download the  registration form and fax it with payment to +1-212-768-7796.

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 June 8.

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