Office of the Commissioner for Patents

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The Patents business unit at the USPTO examines applications and grants patents on inventions when applicants are entitled to them; it publishes and disseminates patent information; records assignments of patents; maintains search files of U.S. and foreign patents. Patents is led by Acting Commissioner for Patents Andrew Faile and Deputy Commissioners Robert Bahr, Robin Evans, Valencia Martin Wallace, Richard Seidel and Remy Yucel (acting).

Patents organizational chart
 
Patents dashboard – view current Patents data and metrics
 
The Patents leadership team oversees the offices and functions listed below: