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Updated: Apr 22

Upcoming Lecture - Earth Day

April 22 at 4:00 PM ET

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This Earth Day, join the USPTO to learn about how new wine production techniques can help create a greener future.

Attendees will hear from experts about various sustainable technologies being implemented in the wine industry.

Speakers include: Stephen Yanchuk, USPTO employee and wine educator, will set the stage by presenting the basics of the carbon cycle and the fundamental patents that are being adapted to provide renewable energy at vineyards. Diana Snowden Seysses of Snowden Vineyards and Domain Dujac, will share how decisions in the vineyards are dictated by their impact on the ecosystem and community. Payam Pourtaheri from Agrospheres will introduce AgriCell technology, a proprietary bio-processing product which enables the utilization of biocontrol products as an alternative to synthetic chemicals. A representative from Monarch Tractors will discuss the first 100% electric compact tractor of its kind with automated operations, driver optional modes, and data analytics.

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Wine Down at 5:00PM With Domaine Anderson's Head Wine Maker!

Learn about biodynamic wine. Why would a producer go through the effort and cost?!

Live Stream

March 24, 2021 at 5:00PM ET

Wine & IP: Women innovators in the wine industry

March 24, 2021 Immediately After the Wine & IP

Wine Down! Join other members of PTOS for a wine down event.

Come discuss your thoughts on the lecture

Let’s talk innovation and invention in the wine world.

BYOW: Find a wine that was produced or vinified by a woman!

Feb 25, 2021 - Black History Month

History is the recall of actions and events that particularly affect human affairs. Today’s event will showcase the efforts made by individuals and organizations to set into motion a more balanced and fair future for all. Each one of our distinguished guests provide work to help all people see themselves in roles where they otherwise are underrepresented.

Come meet the USPTO’s Valencia Martin-Wallace as we learn about the actions being taken by the National Council for Expanding American Innovation to enable all peoples to see themselves as innovators, inventors, and entrepreneurs.

The virtual stage will be shared with Julia Coney of Black Wine Professionals and other distinguished guests who will share their efforts to help black Americans see themselves in the wine world.

March 24, 2021 - Women's History Month

March is Women's History Month, an opportunity to highlight the numerous and remarkable accomplishments of women in all fields. The USPTO invites you to celebrate the many successes of women in the world of wine.

This free event will showcase the stories of women working at the integral intersection of wine and intellectual property. Join to learn more about these women and their efforts, often behind the scenes, as they strive to keep the wine world swirling.

April 29, 2021 - Patents in Vinification


May 20, 2021 - From bloggers to authors, a look at copyright


June 17, 2021 - Trade Secrets, a look at contract law


July 15, 2021 - Plant Patents & the USDA


August 12, 2021 - Geographical Indicators, AVAs, and Labels


Sept 23, 2021 - Hispanic History Month


October 20, 2021 - Trademark Round Table


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