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Three ways the USPTO’s new offices will affect you


With the first satellite USPTO office launched in Detroit in July, patent applicants and practitioners could see the US backlog shrink, patent quality improve and greater access to examiners. Eileen McDermott travelled to Detroit to find out more

Detroit is not known as the most beautiful city. But the site of the Elijah J McCoy US Patent and Trademark Office, which officially opened July 16, is actually rather picturesque compared to its Alexandria counterpart. Half a block from...


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