Committees review and advise USPTO director on operations including policies, goals, performance, budget and user fees.

Newest USPTO executive will oversee $3 billion budget and serve as principal financial advisor to the director.

Department of Justice and National Institute of Standards and Technology join the USPTO in announcing policy statement.

Report examines publicly available data on rates of women, minorities, and veterans in the patent system and makes recommendations for increased awareness and participation. 

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