Do you want to know what it takes to get a patent approved? The April 27 JIN meeting features Q & A with a patent examiner. This virtual Zoom meeting takes place from 6:30 to 8 p.m.; Please RSVP to Jon Roty @firstname.lastname@example.org to get the access code.
Our speaker, Patrick Lewis, received his Ph.D in Organic Chemistry at Louisiana State University in 2000. After graduating from LSU, Lewis worked as a research chemist for DuPont for a year before joining the USPTO in 2001. Since joining the USPTO, Lewis has primarily examined carbohydrate-based patent applications. He is currently serving as an assistant outreach coordinator for the Elijah J. McCoy Midwest Regional Office. In this role, he facilitates stakeholder engagement and organizes or participates in events that aim to educate the public on intellectual property matters and resources.