Julie Mason

Regional Outreach Manager, Silicon Valley, USPTO
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As a Regional Outreach Officer at the West Coast Regional U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in San Jose, Julie Mason manages outreach and education programs for inventors, entrepreneurs, startups, intellectual property practitioners, K-12 STEM education students and teachers, and numerous other communities within the West Coast region which includes California, Oregon, Washington, Arizona, Nevada, Alaska, and Hawaii.

Previously, Ms. Mason served as assistant director and co-founder of IE LEADS, a grant program that provided graduate education and professional development for library staff in Southern California. She was also the Patent and Trademark Resource Center (PTRC) representative at the University of California, Riverside (UCR). Before her tenure at UCR, Ms. Mason was a client service specialist for the Intellectual Property (IP) Division of Dialog Information Services, and also worked as a chemical information specialist at Monsanto Research Headquarters.