The Office of the Under Secretary and Director (OUS) supports the Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), who is the principal advisor to the President of the United States and the administration, through the Secretary of Commerce, on all intellectual property policy matters. The Director also serves as the chief executive of the USPTO, ensuring that the agency achieves all of its strategic and management goals.
The OUS publishes a blog outlining issues of interest and concern to USPTO stakeholders, entrepreneurs, and the intellectual property community. There are frequent guest posts from the leadership of various business organizations across the USPTO.
Speech requests and speaking engagements
We welcome requests for the Director of the USPTO or other USPTO executives to speak to the public about our priorities and initiatives. To request a speaker from the USPTO, please complete our speaker request form.