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PTOS Happy Hour

John Strongbow’s Tavern

October 22th 2014

5-7 PM

701 King Street

Alexandria, VA.

We will be in the tavern area.

One free drink while supplies last.

For PTOS members only.

You can sign up for membership at the event.

Brought to you by the PTOS Social Committee.

Contact Seahvosh Nikmanesh ( with any questions


PTOS and WorkLife to Sponsor Annual Fall Sweep Collection Drive Wednesday, November 5th:

It's that time of year when many of us start to do some fall cleaning.


The USPTO’s Worklife Team and the Patent and Trademark Office Society will host the Annual Fall Cleaning drive to collect furniture, household items, clothing, animal items, nonperishable food items, and eye glasses for various charities.

Items will be accepted on Wednesday, November 5th, outside the south entrance of the Madison Building, along Eisenhower Avenue, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. (for multiple item drop-off, please drive up and volunteers will help you unload your vehicle).

Donations of goods will be accepted on behalf of the following non-profit organizations.

• The Salvation Army

• Animal Welfare League of Alexandria

• Arlington Food Assistance Center

• One Sight by Lens Crafters

Representatives from these local charities will be on hand to accept your donations and supply receipts.


For information about the types of goods accepted, contact Tonia Dollinger at 571-272-4170.

For more information about the PTO Worklife Team and other upcoming events, please visit: http://ptoweb/patents/worklife/ .


Evening at the Embassy of Saudi Arabia

Friday, Oct 17th @ 7:00pm – 9:30pm
601 New Hampshire Ave. NW DC

Price: $35 for PTOS Members, $45 for PTOS Member guests
Ticket must be purchased by Oct 13th
Please use the PTOS Reservation System: (
Once reserved, please see Kang Hu (Ran 10A69; x01344) or Emily Morgan (Knx 2A69; x03650)
for payment or any questions


Full Saudi Dinner: The Embassy's private chef is preparing a special full buffet dinner of exquisite
Saudi delicacies, including traditional Saudi meat, vegetables, rice, salad, samposa, and special
Saudi desserts.

Menu including: Saudi fresh fruit display; Saudi Spanakopita; Stuffed vegetarian grape leaves;
Middle Eastern tomato, cucumber chopped salad with fresh mint; Humus; Tabouleh; Saudi chicken
kebob; Wedding rice with roasted pine nuts and raisins; Lamb Koobideh with Tsatziki; Fried Cauliflower;
Baklava; Middle Eastern Honey and Almond cookies and more

Also enjoy Saudi Art, Fashion Show, Diplomatic Greetings and more…

Patent & Trademark Office Society (PTOS) International Relations Committee

Payment information, or more info about international events please contact  Kang Hu or Emily Morgan

For more info about PTOS, visit


Wondering how handle going to law school while working at the USPTO?

Come find out!

Balancing Law School and Working at the USPTO Seminar

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Jefferson Conference Room 1D70


Here’s your opportunity to ask questions and get answers from examiners who went to law school while also working at the USPTO. 


Sponsored in partnership by the PTOS Education Committee and USPTO APANET

Please contact Catherine Loikith or Karthik Subramanian for further details


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2014-2015 PTOS Financial Planning Talk Series - Talk #7: Real Life Stories



We’ll be discussing some real life stories of people who planned well in their financial lives and those who didn’t.  The session will be split between some prepared stories and those told based on audience participation, so come prepared to ask your questions!



Wednesday, 10/8/14, 11:30 PM-12:30 PM

Remson 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.


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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