Non-INTA Event

Lanham Act 75th Anniversary Celebration

July 27, 2021 - July 27, 2021

Virtual | July 27, 2021

July 27, 2021 | 1:00 pm–2:00 pm (EDT)

Join the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Lanham Act, the federal statute establishing modern U.S. trademark law. On July 27, the USPTO will present an exciting virtual program commemorating the Lanham Act and how it has benefited our country and the world. This free event is open for everyone, but you must register in advance.

The celebration will feature a screening of the Lanham Act documentary produced by the National Inventors Hall of Fame as well as a lineup of distinguished speakers, including:

  • Gina Raimondo, U.S. Secretary of Commerce
  • Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa
  • Sen. Chris Coons of Delaware
  • Rep. Ted Deutch of Florida
  • Drew Hirshfeld, performing the functions and duties of the Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO
  • David Gooder, Commissioner for Trademarks
  • Jennifer McDowell, INTA Director of Government Relations
  • Influential and iconic brand owners