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2012-02-28 09:52:10

US Patent and Trademark Office Director Kappos speaks on changes, improvements to patent process Speaking at the Inaugural Annual Conference of the National Academy of Inventors ® (NAI), held Feb. 16-17 at the University of South Florida in Tampa, David Kappos, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, spoke on changes and improvements at the USPTO since he was appointed director by President Barack Obama in...

2011-04-26 10:57:00

Industry, government, and academic experts will address the nexus of IP and green technology WASHINGTON, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In partnership with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and in collaboration with the Science Diplomats' Club, Washington, D.C., Diplomacy Matters Institute is organizing a one-day conference on Intellectual Property (IP) protection for green technology development and commercialization. While the announcement of the event is timed...

2010-06-07 17:42:00

Inventors Recognized for Discovering Advanced Insecticide WASHINGTON, June 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Intellectual Property Owners Education Foundation will present the 37th Annual National Inventor of the Year Award to George P. Lahm, Ph.D., Thomas P. Selby, Ph.D., and Thomas M. Stevenson, Ph.D. of DuPont on June 10, 2010, in a ceremony at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. The inventors will be recognized for their discovery of Rynaxypyr®, an...

2009-10-08 14:55:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK) today announced that it has reached agreement with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to join the USPTO's motion to dismiss its litigation over Final Regulations published in August 2007 (Triantafyllos Tafas and SmithKline Beecham Corporation, SmithKline Beecham PLC and Glaxo Group Limited vs. David J. Kappos and the United States Patent and Trademark Office). GSK and the USPTO will file a...

2009-06-18 17:12:00

WASHINGTON, June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Patent Fairness (CPF) issued the following statement regarding the nomination of David J. Kappos as Undersecretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office: "We applaud President Obama's nomination of David J. Kappos to serve as Undersecretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (PTO). Mr. Kappos has the...


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