On Jan. 13, the USPTO published a new report that discusses how the high rate of Chinese patent and trademark filings may be influenced by government subsidies and other non-market factors

On Dec. 10, the USPTO announced that four of its intellectual property (IP) attachés have been elevated to the diplomatic rank of “Counselor” at the U.S. embassies and missions where they serve

On December 8, the USPTO announced the appointment of Mary Critharis as its new Chief Policy Officer and Director for International Affairs 

The USPTO welcomes two new members of the Patent Public Advisory Committee (PPAC), Judge Susan Braden and Daniel Brown, and three new members of the Trademark Public Advisory Committee (TPAC), David Cho, Tracy Deutmeyer, and Jomarie Fredericks

Expanding participation in the innovation ecosystem is one of our nation’s best and most tangible opportunities for enhancing economic growth and improving the standard of living and quality of life for every American.
- DIRECTOR ANDREI IANCU