The USPTO mourns the loss of The Honorable Gerald J. Mossinghoff, former Assistant Secretary of Commerce and Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks.

The USPTO is waiving the requirements of 37 CFR 1.4(e)(1) and (2) for an original handwritten signature.

The USPTO has launched a page for artificial intelligence information on its website.

The USPTO is waiving petition fees in certain situations for customers impacted by the coronavirus.

As we embark on the next wave of technological and industrial revolutions, we must ensure that we continue to have a robust IP system, with rights that are reliable, predictable, and meaningfully enforceable. This is, in fact, more important now than ever.
- DIRECTOR ANDREI IANCU