Virtual and In-Person

Do you want to be a successful entrepreneur, small business owner, or inventor? Do you want to transform your innovation into an enterprise? If so, don’t miss the 2023 Black Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program. Attend these empowering events to be inspired by Black entrepreneurs, small business owners, and inventors.

Register today to attend online or in-person at the Morgan State University Earl G. Graves School of Business and Management:

Additional Series Dates:

  • Part 2: Tuesday, February 14, 11am-1:30pm
  • Part 3: Friday, February 24, 2-4:30pm

Morgan Business Center
1700 E. Cold Spring Lane
Baltimore, MD 21251

Special guests and expert panelists will discuss resources and services that can help you access capital, protect your intellectual property (IP), find mentors, and network with fellow innovators and entrepreneurs. The 2023 agenda and registration link will be posted soon.

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) offers inspirational and educational events, open to all, that feature successful innovators from a wide variety of backgrounds. Come learn about IP, innovation, and valuable resources available to independent inventors, small businesses, entrepreneurs, and underrepresented or underserved populations. Find out more at

The Black Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program is presented by the Office of Innovation Outreach. For more information, please contact [email protected].

The content and opinions shared by our guest speakers during this program are not those of the USPTO, nor an endorsement of any persons, products, programs, or policies mentioned therein.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation, please submit your request to the contact information listed above.