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PTOS Fall 2014 Scramble
Gunston Golf Course
Fort Belvoir Golf Club
Fort Belvoir, VA
(20 minutes from the USPTO!)

Wednesday, October 8th, 10:00 a.m. Shotgun Start 
$80/player* Tournament Fee:
•Cart for tournament
•Captain’s Choice Scramble
•Golfer’s banquet
•Team & individual prizes

To Register:
Brandon Rosati at 571-270-3536;
Matthew Troutman at 571-270-3654,
Register by September 26th
*Full 4-person teams and payment in full is requested.






Where: AMF Alexandria 6228a N. Kings Hwy Alexandria, VA 22303

When: 6:20pm, every Thursday


Individual bowlers and new teams are invited to join.  To add your team, find a team to join, or for other information contact:

Tom Artman (Secretary) - 571-272-2485

Chris Chin (Pres.) - 571-272-0815

Dale Shaw (VP) - 571-272-4666

John Morehead (Treasurer) - 571-270-3845


4th Annual PTOS Innovation 5k

New this year – Goggle Dash!!

Sunday, October 19th 2014

Goggle Dash starts at 8:15am

Innovation 5k states at 8:30am


To find out more about the .1k Goggle Dash or the Innovation 5k, visit the registration page at



$25* for PTOS Members

$35* for non-PTOS Members


*Additional $10 Discount Available to USPTO Gym Members!

 Information on the discount code is available at the front desk of the gym or by contacting Matthew Troutman ( or Seahvosh Nikmanesh (


Kids 17 & under - $25

Parent & Child Team pricing available.


Entry for just the Goggle Dash - $5

(Goggle Dash registrants have the option to purchase a race t-shirt for an additional $7.00).



For complete race details and to register visit:


If running is not your thing, you can still be a part of the event by Volunteering!

To volunteer or for questions contact Seahvosh Nikmanesh or Matthew Troutman



WHAT: PTOS Trip to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic


WHEN:  28 October – 4 November 2014


WHO CAN GO:   Sign-up is open to EVERYONE (even hotelers)!


Resort:  Riu Palace All Inclusive Resort, Punta Cana, D.R. ( )

Cost:  Final price TBD (estimated at $1,200pp) including:

•             All meals and snacks

•             Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic domestic beverages

•             Non-motorized water sports

•             Daily activities

•             Taxes and Gratuities


Pricing:  Varies.  Sample pricing and required deposit amount are as follows:            

•             Resort only (single occupancy) - $1180    ($50 deposit)

•             Package with air from IAD, single occupancy-$1508.58    ($200 deposit)

•             Package with nonstop air from BWI, single occupancy- $1585.53   ($50 deposit)

•             Resort only (double occupancy) - $815.65pp    ($100 deposit)

•             Package with air from IAD, double occupancy-$1185.44pp    ($400 deposit)

•             Package with nonstop air from BWI, double occupancy-$1245.03pp     ($100 deposit)


The reservation and final price of your trip is locked in once initial deposit is made and cannot be changed thereafter.  The prices do not include insurance or transfers. The deposits are per reservation not per person. The resort comes with up to $2000 resort coupons.


Travel:    Airfare discounts are available with our group to/from the airport of your choice, although the inclusion of airfare in your reservation is optional.  Hotel transfers are also optional although local taxicab fares are generally less expensive.


Deposit Schedule:             5 September 2014 or sooner             (depending on your specific package)

                                             12 September 2014                         (balance)


Travel Insurance and Cancellation Policies:  Optional for all travelers, just $119.99 per reservation (can be added to reservation cost).  Cancellation policy provided upon request.



1.            US Passport is required for entry into the Dominican Republic.

2.            For more information, reservations, or help finding a travel buddy, please contact Jorge Leon at or 571.270.3513


2014-2015 PTOS Financial Planning Talk Series - Talk #5: Financial Management



Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, 12 PM-1 PM

Randolph Conference Center – 1st Floor


WebEx for the Presentation:

·         Event number: 648 705 788, Event password: 12345 (teleconference only: 1-571-270-7000, meeting ID: 648 705 788)


Light refreshments will be provided to participants while supplies last.



•  Ways to help your money work smarter and harder for you

•  How to estimate the amount of insurance protection you may need

•  The true cost of credit-card debt

•  Three critical components of a sound investment plan

•  Steps you could take to help manage taxes and potentially increase your net worth

•  How to calculate how much money you may need to retire

•  Important estate conservation strategies


***NOTE: Mutual funds are sold by prospectus. Please consider the investment objectives, risks, charges, and expenses carefully before investing. The prospectus, which contains this and other information about the investment company, can be obtained from your financial professional. Be sure to read the prospectus carefully before deciding whether to invest.***


Hosted by: Patent & Trademark Office Society (PTOS) Education Committee For more info about PTOS Financial Planning Talks, contact  Karthik Subramanian, Angela Nguyen, or Tsung-Yin Tsai.


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