Denise Sylvester, Regional Outreach Officer, USPTO

For May we are taking Intellectual Property to another level with “Resources for inventors, brief IP overview, and an overview of the patent process/ prior art.” Denise Sylvester is the Regional Outreach Officer for the Elijah J. McCoy Midwest Regional United States Patent and Trademark Office located in Detroit, Michigan. Learn from an expert from the USPTO. Find out how to use the resources they have available. This is a rare opportunity to take advantage of the patent office coming to us!

Ms. Sylvester received a Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, from Western Michigan University Cooley Law School where she served as Class President, Law Review Senior Editor, and received the Certificate of Merit in several classes. She also has a Bachelor’s Degree in International Affairs and a Bachelor’s Degree in environmental studies from the George Washington University. In her free time, she serves as the Advocacy Director for Zonta International District 15.

Meeting Agenda:

Registration 6:00 – 6:30 p.m.

Program – 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Networking – 7:30-8:30 p.m.


Spring Arbor Jackson Campus

113 W. Michigan Ave

Jackson, MI 49201

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