Programs and Events
INTA-USPTO Roundtables
Raleigh, North Carolina


Meet with key U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) officials, including Deputy Commissioner for Trademark Operations Mary Boney Denison, at a luncheon roundtable discussion at the Monteith Research Center in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Monday, July 9, 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.


Craig Morris, USPTO
Maury Tepper, Tepper & Eyster, PLLC


International Trademark Association
United States Patent and Trademark Office


Monteith Research Center Facility on Centennial Campus
North Carolina State University
2410 Campus Shore Drive
Room 246
Raleigh, NC


Free parking is available in the parking area underneath the building. Please plan to arrive a few minutes early to go upstairs to pick up a parking pass and put it on your car windshield. Passes will be available outside room 246 near the building entrance.

Registration Information

The registration fee is US $45 per person/session and includes a buffet meal. 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 July 5, 2012.

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