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PTOS June Trivia brought to you by the PTOS Social Committee Join PTOS for individual Trivia on the following dates and be entered into a raffle for a chance to win. Use the attached Calendar Planners to remind you of each event start time. Trivia events will be available as follows: June Trivia Raffle – 1 – Current Events - Wednesday 6/9/21 starting at 12:00 PM ET through Wednesday 6/16/21 ending at 5:00 PM ET. June Trivia Raffle – 2 – Current Events – Monday 6/14/21 starting at 12:00 PM ET through Monday 6/21/21 at 5:00 PM ET. Happy Father’s Day Trivia Raffle: Sports Themed Trivia – Wednesday 6/16/21 starting at 12:00 PM ET through Wednesday 6/23/21 at 5:00 PM ET. Must use your real name and valid email address in order to win. Only one prize per member $10 Gift Card will be awarded to the winner of each of the raffles and the winners will have a choice of a gift card and will be notified via email. Questions, please contact,, or
THE “NO STRINGS ATTACHED BOOK CLUB” SPONSORED BY THE SOCIAL COMMITTEE OF THE PTOS The moon landing was an important moment in history, but many forget what was happening behind the scenes -- discover the groundbreaking political history of the Apollo program in this riveting exploration of America's space missions. Drawing on a rich array of untapped archives and firsthand interviews with Apollo astronauts, Operation Moonglow paints a riveting picture of the intersection of spaceflight, geopolitics, propaganda, and diplomacy during the Cold War (Amazon). Meeting Number: 996 696 276 Meeting Password: 642363 Audio Connection: 5712705000 (CWMS Call In) Access Code: 996 696 276 Tuesday, July 13, 2021, 4:30-5:30 PM (ET) LYNN BRISTOL: LYNN.BRISTOL@USPTO.GOV (PTOS)

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This is a Volunteer Request for each of you to join us to help Scouts achieve one of the rarest awarded merit badges in history: Inventing.


The Eastern Regional Outreach Office has been working with the National Capital Area Council for Boy Scouts of America to put together a virtual event that will help guide scouts through the requirements. The PTOS – Education subcommittee is reaching out to help find volunteers willing to participate in this endeavor. [Click here to volunteer now!]


Each volunteer will be responsible for participating with a designated number of scouts. For each one of you that signs up, more scouts can continue on their journey towards achieving this coveted badge! Let your friends know you want them to volunteer and sign up as a group; three counselors will be assigned to a group of scouts.


Schedule of Events:

July 17, 2021 – BSA Merit Badge Half-Day Virtual Program

Aug 21st Electronic Workbook Due for scouts

Aug 22-26th Volunteers review the electronic workbooks of their assigned scouts

Aug 28th Workbook Review Day Program and merit badge completion sign off!


To register as a volunteer you will be required to complete the following:

o   Adult Leader Application (fillable PDF  OR online)

o   Counselor info sheet  emailed to me: Subject “BSA: Volunteer”

o   Youth Protection Training (~1 hour, create free account, certificate upon completion)


Tasks of a volunteer:

ü Attend the July 17th virtual event to help facilitate a break out groups

ü Review electronic workbooks for your designated scouts before Aug 26th

ü Attend the Aug 28th Workbook Review Day Program and participate in virtual breakout groups

ü Be willing to commit 15-20hrs in total


Thank you for volunteering! Please fill out this survey.

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1.       NO other time is provided for this event

2.       Participation is considered “off duty” time


Questions? Please contact: Stephen.Yanchuk@USPTO.GOV



Did you know that PTOS has a Law Journal?

The Journal of the Patent and Trademark Office Society or JPTOS is one of the premiere Intellectual Property Journals in the country since its founding in 1918.

Join us on June 8, 2021 at 1:00 pm EST to learn more about the Journal and the roles it has to offer. 

There is something for everyone! No law degree is necessary.

Access Information

Meeting Number: 997 776 433

Meeting Password: 733835

Audio Connection

5712705000 (CWMS Call In)

Access Code: 997 776 433



Please contact Timothy Hsieh or Rebecca Eisenberg



Notice of POSTPONED Virtual Wine Education Series – Cahors, France of 5/27/2021 at 7:30PM

To the NEW DATE: 6/3/2021 at 7:30PM.



June 3, 2021 at 7:30PM ET – Virtual Wine Education Series

WebEx Login:

Event address for attendees:

Event number:

199 711 7401

Event password:



Alternatively, Live Stream & Recording YouTube: “Wine Broski”

Bottle Theme: Cahors, France - Malbec

Cheese Rec: Blue Cheese or other pungent, soft cheeses

Food Pairings: Grilled meats or mushroom caps & stuffed jalapenos


Join our volunteer wine educators for a deep dive into Malbec & Cahors, France.

Travel around the world to acknowledge other famous Malbec regions.

Learn first-hand why you need to start paying attention to Malbec from Cahors!

Connect with colleagues as we appreciate history, land, & wine together.

*This will be the first edition with audience participation encouraged through Nearpod. Live audience and YouTube can play along. No Download, web-based Login code will be given at the start of the lecture. Please have a cell phone or second device ready if you’d like to play along!




1.       NO other time is provided for this event

2.       Participation is considered “off duty” time

3.       Live streaming via YouTube should be with personal device ONLY


For Questions: Stephen.Yanchuk@USPTO.Gov Subject “Wine”

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