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Rea outlines USPTO future after Kappos

Alli Pyrah, New York


Following the departure of USPTO director David Kappos on Friday, the organisation will continue efforts to improve consistency internally and between patent offices around the world, said acting director Teresa Stanek Rea on Saturday

“While perfect harmonisation is not achievable, we are going to keep chipping away little by little,” said Rea. “We are trying to gain efficiencies for businesses so that people will file more patent applications with us - and that’s our...


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