U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Deputy Director to Host Online Dialogue with Customers

Press Release

Kim Byars

Washington - The Department of Commerce's United States Patent and Trademark Office's (USPTO) Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the USPTO Jon Dudas will host the director's online chat on Thursday, May 2, 2002 to answer questions from the agency's customers and the public on issues related to the work of the USPTO.

Participants are invited to ask questions or simply observe the online dialogue by logging on to the USPTO's Web site at www.uspto.gov , then clicking on the home page link marked, "Online Dialogue with the Director of the USPTO," and following the instructions.

Members of the press are invited to participate as observers.

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