San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 6, 2007
Tom Valliere, Senior partner at Design Chain Associates, LLC will speak at the United States Patent and Trademark Office Road Show to be held in Kansas City, Missouri September 19 & 20, 2007.
This is one of a series of no-charge conferences that the USPTO hosts in various cities around the country to address Intellectual Property theft, counterfeiting, and other issues related to trade with China. Valliere will speak on supply chain IP issues affecting electronics manufacturing in China. Topics will include the problem of counterfeit components and their detection and prevention.
Based in San Francisco, Design Chain Associates, LLC is the leading service provider to the electronics industry for environmental and intellectual property solutions. For more information visit the Design Chain Associates website at http://www.designchainassociates.com or the United States Patent and Trademark Office website at http://www.uspto.gov.