New webpage offers additional resources and information to help small and micro entities “fast track” COVID-19-related patent applications

New pilot program will prioritize examination of patent applications related to COVID-19 

The USPTO mourns the loss of The Honorable Q. Todd Dickinson, former Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO

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