Lambda PTO is the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Employee Organization at the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO). We are recognized by the USPTO as an official voluntary employee organization. Founded in 1994, Lambda PTO fosters a positive work environment for all USPTO employees, regardless of sexual orientation. Although our focus is primarily on Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender issues, membership is open to all USPTO employees and contractors. Lambda PTO membership includes USPTO workers at all levels.
Lambda Board of Directors
From left to right: Jennifer Fritz, Chair; Leslee Friedman, Vice Chair; Lauren Pisha (not pictured), Secretary; Larry Sternbane, Treasurer; Yaira Resto, Adviser.