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Centennial Members’ Night presents Casino Night


California Room (1st floor Academy)

Wednesday March 1, 2017

4:00pm – 8:00 pm


As a special thank you to our members, join us for a night of casino games and raffle.

Every member will get a base $500 denominated chip to play and/or cashed in for raffle tickets.

Raffle drawing at the end of the night, must be present to win.

May the odds be with you!


PTOS members only, signup is available at the event.

Please bring your PTOS ID for fast entrance.

Food and beverages will be served.


If you have any questions, please contact Namitha Pillai or Loan Truong


Evening at the Embassy of Chile with the Ambassador

When: Wed, March 15, 2017 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: Embassy of Chile
1732 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Washington, DC

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Tonight, H.E. Ambassador Juan G. Valdes and the diplomats from Chile are proud and excited to officially welcome you to the embassy.  Take in the beauty and excitement of Chile, without ever boarding a plane.

On Wednesday, March 15, step onto foreign soil as we invite you to experience an energetic, culturally magnificent South American nation at the Embassy of Chile.  Through the food, drink, live music, diplomats and other cultural aspects of the evening, we'll experience the rich customs of the multiple regions of Chile.

1) Diplomatic Greeting by the Ambassador
Meet and hear from Ambassador Valdes and other leading Chilean diplomats from the embassy and their staff, who will be on hand to answer any questions you may have.

2) Live Chilean Music
Tonight, we will have the privilege of experiencing the live Chilean musical talents of Mauricio Miranda.  Mauricio, a frequent performer of Chilean folklore and opera, including at the Kennedy Center, will present us with a special rendition of several Chilean songs.  A live (and potentially interactive) dance presentation is included.

3) Chilean Bar
Enjoy a variety of Chilean wines, regional beers and nonalcoholic drinks. 

4) Chilean food
Enjoy a full buffet of native Chilean food
BISTEC A LO POBRE -------------------- Steak and potatoes & fried eggs
PORTOS GRANDOS------------------------ Beans and Corn Stew
POLLO ARVEJADO------------------------ Chicken with Peas
BARROS LUCO -------------------------- Beef and Cheese Sandwich-hot



5) Chilean Art
Marvel at the special paintings and architecture of this special embassy.

6) Film
A special film highlighting the beauty and culture of Chile will be featured to showcase the beauty of Santiago and all of Chile’s landscapes, the Andes, the people and customs.

Dress code: Business Attire.

Event hosted by PTOS International Relations Committee, working with ThingstodoDC.
Tickets must be reserved online at
*Reminder, by placing an order on the PTOS reservation system, you are responsible for the payment, unless you find a replacement.

PRICE:  $45 per person for members and family (up to 2 ticket total)

Limited to ONE guest per member!  Orders for more than 2 are subject to cancelation! All reservations must be reserved and PAID for by March 9th, @ 5PM

Cash and Check Payments can be made to: PTOS, Attn Kang Hu RAN 10B19; Anand Loharikar, KNOX 5B35

Interested in events or volunteering with international committee?
Please contact Kang Hu, Anand Loharikar more info about PTOS, visit

Please direct any questions to: Kang Hu (01344) or Anand Loharikar (28756)


PTOS Centennial Members Night

Celebrate 100 years! (1917-2017)

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

5:00-8:00pm in the Madison Auditorium

Casino Play Provided by Ante-up Entertainment.  Please Bring a Food Donation for Casino Play* – Food will be taken to a local food Bank


Must be a PTOS member to attend, Bring your PTOS ID with barcode for fast entrance (otherwise USPTO Badge Driver’s License).  If you would like to join the night of the event, membership forms will be available at the door, a completed membership form will permit entrance into the event.


Every member that attends will be entered into a raffle for a chance to win prizes.  Or increase your chances        of winning raffled prizes with casino play. Must be present to win.


Appetizers Station

Full Salad Bar, Artisanal bread selection, Proscuitto wrapped figs, cantaloupe balls, and asparagus, Artisanal cheese display, Roasted vegetable platter served chilled, Creamy spinach dip, Meatballs marinated in chef's secret sauce, and Bacon wrapped scallops


Entrée Station

Sliced prime rib served with horseradish cream and au-jus, House made chicken Picatta, Lasagna Florentine (Classic spinach lasagna with Alfredo sauce), Thyme and rosemary roasted potatoes, Normandy vegetable medley


Dessert Station

Strawberry shortcake with whipped cream, Icebox chocolate cake, Vanilla Poundcake


* Direct any questions to

Seahvosh Nikmanesh, Rob Hodge, or Dave Lotter



Thursday, Feb. 23 – Starting at 5:00 p.m.

At The Fowling Warehouse

3901 Christopher St., Hamtramck, MI 48211


Free, unlimited “Fowling” for PTOS members starting at 5pm

Catering from Amicci's Pizza and a first free drink also provided for members.

RSVP by Noon (12:00pm) on Tuesday Feb. 21.

To RSVP or to join PTOS, contact:

David Posigian ( or Ken Malkowski (


***Denver Office***

PTOS Member's Casino Night
February 23, 4:30-7:30pm
14th Floor conference room

Please bring a coat or blanket donation to Samaritan House for casino play*.  Every member in attendance may use their ticket for the raffle, or may increase their chances with casino play.  Raffle will occur at the end of the evening, must be present to win REI gift cards, Amazon echo, a massage, and more!
Casino night is FREE and for members only, food and beverages included.

*Direct any questions to Emily Morgan, x7-4387

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Today is Tuesday February 28, 2017

2017 Annual Meeting

February 23, 2017
10:00 a.m.
USPTO Auditorium
Madison Building

Judge Lourie

The Honorable
Alan D. Lourie

Circuit Judge, United States Court of
Appeals for the Federal Circuit

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