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What is Barack Obama’s IP record?

Eileen McDermott, Washington DC


As November 6 approaches, the IP community waits to see whether there will be a new USPTO director at the helm next year, which is likely to be the case if Mitt Romney is elected. In the meantime, Managing IP recaps some of President Barack Obama’s IP accomplishments during his four years in office

August 2009: After a long lag due to problems with appointing a Secretary of Commerce, Obama’s nominee for the new head of the USPTO is finally confirmed. David Kappos is a welcome leader due to his background as IP counsel...


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