IT’S WE TIME: Parts 2 and 3 of

“Empowering Women’s Entrepreneurship (WE),” a community-focused, collaborative, and creative initiative to encourage and empower more women founders across America, will be March 15 and 29, respectively. Learn about protecting your business, funding your startup, expanding your network, and more.

Part 2 of the virtual series will be from 2-4 p.m. ET. Part 3 will be 2-3:30 p.m. ET.

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ALL ABOUT ROYALTIES: “Successful Inventing: What’s in a royalty” will be March 15, 4-5:30 p.m. PT. The monthly virtual event, presented by the USPTO and the Licensing Executives Society—Silicon Valley Chapter, will discuss income potential with a high royalty; how a royalty is calculated; and the 25 percent rule.

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MUSEUM INSPIRATION: Join the USPTO Office of Education on March 28, 6-7:30 p.m.

ET, to hear from Lucie Howell —chief learning officer at The Henry Ford museum—about inclusive innovation, THF, and tools for educators that inspire children to innovate for success. This includes the national television series “Innovation Nation.”

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PRO BONO PROGRAM: Join the USPTO’s next event March 9, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. CT, virtually or in person at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. Leaders in the intellectual property and small business community will share stories and tips on how to protect your IP via patents and trademarks, and how to access government resources for starting and maintaining a successful business.

Registration is required, and seats are limited for in-person attendance. Visit for registration information.

Visit for many other opportunities to attend free virtual events and/or training.