Senior Research Economist
Gerard Torres is a Senior Research Economist at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Since joining the USPTO, he has forecast the agency’s revenue and helped shape its financial policies. He led efforts on financial policy changes for the America Invents Act and implemented regulatory changes, including setting and adjusting user fees. Gerard earned his bachelor’s degree in economics at the State University of New York at Geneseo, a master’s degree in applied economics at the State University of New York at Buffalo State College, and a master’s degree in computer science from the Georgia Institute of Technology.