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Correction Notice: Requirements for the Regional Office Representative positions now reflect the updates made prior to the 2020 Election.

 

You can have a voice in PTOS!

 

Turn in your nominating petition form between November 23 - December 15 and your name will be placed on the ballot for the 2021 election.

 

Nominations will be accepted for the following positions:

 

Positions for which all PTOS members are eligible:

 

President

Vice President

Secretary

Administrator

Treasurer

At Large Representative (10 positions available)

 

Alexandria HQ / Shirlington Campus / Hoteling Representative Positions (Member must work on campus at Alexandria HQ, Shirlington Campus, or hotel from any USPTO Office, and work within the respective business unit):

 

TC 1600, 1700/2900, 2100, 2400, 2600, 2800, 3600, 3700 (2 from each – 16 total positions)

OCFO / OCAO / OCIO / OPIM (1 position)

Trademarks (2 positions)

Office of the Director / PTAB / Office of the General Counsel /Office of Policy & International Affairs (1 position)

OPLA/OPQA/All others not specified (1 position) – Includes Office of the Commissioner, CRU, others

 

Regional Office Representative Positions (Member may be on campus at the respective regional office OR hoteling, but must be nominated by employees located on campus at the respective Regional Office.  Member may NOT submit petitions for BOTH a Regional Rep position and an Alexandria HQ / Shirlington / Hoteling Rep position):

 

Midwest Regional Office (1 position)

Rocky Mountain Regional Office (1 position)

Silicon Valley Regional Office (1 position)

Texas Regional Office (1 position)

 

Visit http://www.ptos.org/committees/election/2021_election.html to get your nominating petition form.

 

Completed forms must be submitted to robert.fuller@uspto.gov by 3:00PM E.T. on December 15, 2020.

 

Violations of PTOS Election Committee bylaws (available at ptos.org) can be confidentially reported to the Election Committee at evote@ptos.org.

 

Voting will take place from January 12-14, 2021.

 

Announcements

TXRO-PTOS Food Delivery Gift 

 

What do I get?

You can select from one of the following:

- Cajun Mild Deep Fried Turkey (https://www.goldbelly.com/uncle-rays-fried-turkeys/17542-cajun-mild-deep-fried-turkey?search_id=31326777&ref=search)

- Cajun Spicy Deep Fried Turkey (https://www.goldbelly.com/uncle-rays-fried-turkeys/17542-cajun-spicy-deep-fried-turkey?search_id=31326777&ref=search)

- New Haven-Style Pizza (https://www.goldbelly.com/zuppardis-apizza/choose-your-own-new-haven-style-pizza-6-pack?ref=merchant)

 

How does it work?

TXRO-PTOS members can pay a $10 fee and enter their choice of food from the selection on https://reservations.ptos.org/.

 

When will I get it?

Turkey delivery: anytime between 11/25 to 12/31

Pizza delivery: anytime between 12/10 to 12/31

 

***WHILE SUPPLIES LAST***

 

Questions?  Contact neel.patel@uspto.gov or david.lotter@uspto.gov

Membership questions? Contact membership@ptos.org

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THE “NO STRINGS ATTACHED BOOK CLUB”
SPONSORED BY THE SOCIAL COMMITTEE OF THE PTOS

"The Great Inlfuenza: the Epic Story of the Deadliest Plague in History" by John M. Barry

https://cwms-wb-app101.uspto.gov/orion/joinmeeting.do?MTID=8359055e5c8ab49e24eca6b7874945fd&siteurl=meetings
Meeting Number: 990 900 155
Meeting Password: 434833

Tuesday,  December 15, 2020 @ 4:30-5:30 PM (ET)
LYNN BRISTOL: LYNN.BRISTOL@USPTO.GOV (PTOS)

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Join Denver PTOS for a happy hour on Tuesday, November 24 @ 5pm.

 

During the HH there will be chances to win a prize if you win BINGO.

 

For $10 you will receive one of four alcohol packages of your choosing and a $15 Papa Murphy’s gift card.

 

RSVP by November 6th C.O.B. at www.reservations.ptos.org

 

Must live in Denver Metro to get the alcohol packages delivered to your house or pick them up from Denver.

 

Please make sure that the address in the account information matches the address you would like the pizza to be delivered to.  

 

WINE (187ml bottles)

·         Freixenet Carta Nevada Brut

·         Bolla Pinot Grigio

·         Cavit Pinot Noir

·         Carmenet Cabernet Reserve

 

BEER (6-pack)

·         Crooked Stave Sour Rosé

·         Odell Sipping Pretty

·         Crooked Stave Seasonal Brett Saison Variant

·         Victory Sour Monkey Sour Tripel

 

WHISKEY (50ml bottles)

·         Elijah Craig Small Batch Bourbon

·         Four Roses Single Barrel

·         Woodford Reserve

·         Jack Daniel's Single Barrel

 

TEQUILA (50ml bottles)

·         Maestro Dobel Diamante

·         El Silencio Espadin Mezcal

·         Casamigos Blanco

·         Suerte Anejo Tequila

 

 

Contact Katie Gerth x7-4602 with questions about the event.

 

Membership questions? Contact membership@ptos.org

 

 

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Katie Gerth has scheduled this WebEx meeting.

 

PTOS Pizza & Drinks

Host: Katie Gerth

 

When it's time, start or join the WebEx meeting from here:

https://meetings.uspto.gov/orion/joinmeeting.do?MTID=7952de4e9aae9f866b26270732b2d3ab

 

Access Information

 

Meeting Number: 998 531 388

Meeting Password: 536443

 

Audio Connection

 

5712705000 (CWMS Call In)

 

Access Code:

998 531 388

 

 

 

Hosts, need your host access code or key? Go to the meeting information page:

https://meetings.uspto.gov/orion/meeting/meetingInfo?MTID=7c30162ef5528665563ab36b19781591

 

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Announcements

TXRO-PTOS Virtual Happy Hour with Beverage Delivery Gift

 

What do I get?

For $5, Texas Regional Office (TXRO)-PTOS members can get a beverage (valued up to $15) delivered for free from totalwine.com.

How does it work?

TXRO-PTOS members can pay $5 fee and enter their choice beverage on https://reservations.ptos.org/.

When will I get it?

Delivery will take place on Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020 between 1:00PM-4:00PM CST.

 

Where and when is the virtual happy hour?

Webex on Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020 at 5:00PM-6:00PM CST

https://meetings.uspto.gov/orion/joinmeeting.do?MTID=0b8fb504792a4e0d972016940e761fd5

Access Information

Meeting Number: 996 660 361

Meeting Password: 84257232

 

This event is considered off-duty and no other time has been approved.

 

Questions?  Contact neel.patel@uspto.gov or david.lotter@uspto.gov

Membership questions? Contact membership@ptos.org

 

 

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