Fireside Chat with Michelle K. Lee, Director, US Patent and Trademark Office
NASA (JSC) and the University of Houston invite you to a “Fireside Chat” with Michelle K. Lee, the Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
Under Secretary Lee, the first woman to serve as head of our nation's patent system in its 225-plus year history and principal advisor to President Obama on intellectual property, will discuss recent developments in the landscape of intellectual property law and policy. She will also discuss the recently opened USPTO Texas Regional Office and several initiatives at the USPTO aimed at supporting the region's innovators, including the Enhanced Patent Quality Initiative to increase the clarity and certainty with issued patents and the "All in STEM" initiative to promote women and girls in STEM fields.
Fireside Chat with Michelle K. Lee
University of Houston
Seating is limited and RSVP is required.
University of Houston | Michael J. Cemo Hall, Auditorium Room 100D
4746 Calhoun Road
Houston, TX 77204