Posts Tagged: fee setting authority


Obama to Announce Restructuring of Department of Commerce

The Obama government restructuring plan is of particular importance within the patent community because it will affect the Commerce Department as well as five smaller agencies. As …
4 years ago 8

Gary Michelson’s Letter to Congress Supporting Patent Reform

What follows is a letter to Congress from Gary K. Michelson, MD, published here with permission.... First to invent versus first to file is the proverbial tempest …
5 years ago 23

Renewed Congressional Interest for Funding the Patent Office

Truth be told, it would be enough for Congress to just (1) stop siphoning off money from the USPTO through fee diversion; (2) grant the USPTO fee setting authority; …
5 years ago 2

Kappos Takes Heat at House Hearing, Patent Reform Dead?

On Wednesday, May 5, 2010, David Kappos testified in front of the United States House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary. See Hearing Page and Kappos Prepared Remarks. Many …
5 years ago 28