USPTO to Host Apollo 50 Event

Written July 19, 2019

The US Patent and Trademark Office will host its “Apollo 50: The role of intellectual property in space commerce” event on July 23, 2-4:30 pm EST at its headquarters in Alexandria, VA. The event is focused on intellectual property, the commercialization of space innovation, technology transfer from the Apollo missions, and an overview of the current administration’s policy on space exploration and space commerce. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will both speak at this free event. Featured speakers include federal government executives, astronauts, inventors, and commercial space industry executives. More information and a livestream link are available on the USPTO website.