Mindy Bickel, the U.S. Patent and Trademarks Office’s New York representative, will hit Long Island on April 30 for a talk on patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets and other intellectual property. The event is set for the Nesconset branch of the Smithtown Library, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Entrepreneurs, business owners and IP attorneys welcome. The branch is located at 148 Smithtown Blvd. Call 631.360.2480 for additional information.