USPTO To Unveil FY 2006 Budget

February 4, 2005
Press Release #05-08

MEDIA ADVISORY
Contact:
Brigid Quinn or Ruth Nyblod
571-272-8400
brigid.quinn@uspto.gov
ruth.nyblod@uspto.gov

Monday, February 7, 2005
1:45 p.m. (dial in by 1:40 p.m.)

Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property, Steve Pinkos, will unveil highlights of USPTO's FY 2006 budget request by teleconference on Monday, February 7, at 1:45 p.m. Pinkos will focus on the strategic initiatives started by the agency in FY 2005 to ensure quality, reduce pendency, and continue full automation of patent and trademark processing.

Deputy Under Secretary Pinkos will take questions after his presentation.

Reporters should call 1-888-592-9607, access code 68493, by 1:40 p.m. to participate.

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