Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced today that Matthew DeSanto, a primary patent examiner with the United States Patent & Trademark Office, will discuss ways inventors can protect their inventions and business ventures through basic intellectual property protection at a meeting of the Nassau County Inventors and Entrepreneurs Club to be held Monday, June 22, 2015, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building, located at 1550 Franklin Avenue in Mineola.
Mr. DeSanto, who works in the agency’s New York office, also will discuss the various resources, outreach programs and free services offered by his agency for inventors and entrepreneurs through the uspto.gov website.
A Nassau County resident, DeSanto began his career at the Patent Office in 2001 as a patent examiner in the medical device area. He became a primary examiner in 2007 and recently was selected to work in the Pro Se Pilot Examination Unit, where he works closely with applicants who are not represented by a registered attorney or agent to help them navigate the patent process. During his time in the office he has been selected to work on numerous details ranging from training new examiners to assisting the outreach coordinator in the New York region.
For more information on the event, please call Nick Terzulli at (516) 571-1745 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Nassau County Inventors and Entrepreneurs Club
The Nassau County Industrial Development Agency, County Executive Mangano and entrepreneur Brian Fried organized the Nassau County Inventors Club in 2012 to provide novice and seasoned entrepreneurs with networking and brainstorming opportunities in a safe and secure environment. With its primary goal of helping to turn ideas into action, the club aims to assist inventors navigate the process while enabling its members the ability to tap into critical resources. Since its establishment, Nassau County Inventors and Entrepreneurs Club events have attracted more than 2,500 attendees.