USPTO Seeking Public Comments on Draft 2018-2022 Strategic Plan

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Paul Fucito
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WASHINGTON – The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) today announced it is seeking comments on the draft 2018-2022 Strategic Plan. The draft plan sets out the USPTO's mission-focused strategic goals: to optimize patent quality and timeliness; to optimize trademark quality and timeliness; and to provide domestic and global leadership to improve intellectual property (IP) policy, enforcement, and protection worldwide.

The USPTO welcomes comments on all aspects of the plan. Comments should be sent by email addressed to The USPTO will consider all comments received during the public comment period from August 22 through September 20, and anticipates posting the final strategic plan for FY 2018-2022 on in November 2018.

For more information on the proposed 2018-2022 Strategic Plan at the USPTO, please visit

For non-press inquiries, please contact Brendan Hourigan at Brendan.Hourigan@USPTO.GOV.

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