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Dallas Texas Receives New USPTO Regional Office

The Texas Regional Office in Dallas serves Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas.

The office provides outreach services for inventorsentrepreneursstartupsresearchers and others to:

  • Obtain information about the USPTO through walk-in services.

  • Search existing patents and trademarks on designated workstations.

  • Attend workshops, trainings, conferences and roundtables designed for various experience levels.

  • Participate in programs designed to support and foster STEM education with an emphasis on innovative learning.

  • Deliver technical training from experts in the region to patent examiners working around the country.

  • Use collaborative spaces enabling region educators, inventors, entrepreneurs, and IP community to collaborate while allowing USPTO to provide them with information and resources.

  • Meet with our strategic Federal partners, like the Small Business Administration, Consumer Product Safety Commission, and other bureaus at the Department of Commerce, on programs for small businesses and the entrepreneurial community during scheduled office hours at our Texas location.

  • Use interview rooms for applicants to connect with patent examiners working at USPTO headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia and across the country.

  • Gain remote access to Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) proceedings at USPTO headquarters and other regional offices in the future. The office also has a hearing room to host PTAB proceedings.

See - https://www.uspto.gov/about-us/uspto-locations/dallas-texas