The USPTO has extended the deadline for submitting comments on the state of patent eligibility jurisprudence and its effect on investment and innovation in the United States

On August 19, the USPTO announced that starting Monday, David L. Berdan will be performing the functions and duties of the Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the USPTO

The USPTO seeks comments regarding the impact of patent eligibility jurisprudence in the U.S. since the Supreme Court’s 2016 decisions in Mayo and Alice and subsequent Federal Circuit decisions applying the Supreme Court’s legal framework

The USPTO is extending the submission deadline for expanding its Law School Clinic Certification Program by admitting additional schools into the program

Since the founding of our nation, American inventors have driven our culture and commerce with incredible ideas that have improved every function of our lives. We owe a debt of gratitude to inventors who continue to show up day after day with solutions to the world’s most pressing problems."
- Drew Hirshfeld, performing the functions and duties of the Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO