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K-12 Innovation Expo

April 21, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

K-12 Innovation Expo

Come Immerse Yourself in Innovation and Creativity!

Calling all educators, parents, and children! Join the National Inventors Hall of Fame®(NIHF(link is external)) and United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to celebrate World Intellectual Property Day(link is external)! Discover how NIHF’s Inductees have changed the world with their big ideas and engage in hands-on fun at Innovation Stations. The expo will feature Superwomen Innovators in celebration of World Intellectual Property Day 2018: Powering Change: Women in Innovation and Creativity! 

Learn how to…

  • Turn your smart ideas into realities by designing patent-worthy prototypes;
  • Test your navigation skills with Optibots™, self-driving robots;
  • Catapult cupcakes and experience how STEM is a piece of cake;
  • Navigate through the invention process – from idea to marketing your product or service; and much more!

This event is free and open to the public. The Silicon Valley USPTO is located in the 3-story Wing building of the San Jose City Hall Complex. To help us plan activities, we’d love to know if you are attending.

Count me in!(link is external)

Cohosted by:
National Inventors Hall of Fame
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
San Mateo County Office of Education – STEM Team
Santa Clara County Office of Education – STEAM Team

Please note that the Silicon Valley USPTO is a federal facility. Visitors are required to show a valid form of government-issued identification (driver license or passport) and may be subject to security screening to gain access.

This event is accessible to individuals with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation, including captioning, sign language interpreting, or other, please email siliconvalley@uspto.gov or call (408)918-9900.


April 21, 2018
11:00 am - 3:00 pm


Silicon Valley USPTO


Silicon Valley USPTO
26 S. Fourth Street
San Jose, CA 95113 United States
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