Posts Tagged: Terry Rea


Will Obama Nominate Anyone for the USPTO?

In recent weeks news has come out that Phil Johnson's nomination as Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office is dead. It seems to be …
1 year ago 2

An Exclusive Interview with Bernard Knight

There was nothing off the table for discussion in this interview. We discuss how and why he choose McDermott, as well as what it was like working …
2 years ago 0

USPTO Acting Director Teresa Stanek Rea Returns to Crowell and Moring; Boosts U.S. and International Litigation and Regulatory Capabilities

Crowell & Moring LLP announces Teresa (Terry) Stanek Rea, former acting and deputy director of the USPTO and acting and deputy under secretary of commerce for intellectual property …
2 years ago 2

Acting Director Teresa Rea Leaves the USPTO

Now the wait continues for the announcement of a new Director, which could come at any time. I have been hearing rumors about who it may be, …
2 years ago 2

In Capable Hands: Profiling the New Leadership at the PTO

Before profiling the top officials who will continue the work of the patent system, allow me also to pause and recognize a truly extraordinary moment in Patent …
3 years ago 3

Heads of International IP Offices to Speak at AIPLA Mid-Winter Institute

On February 2, 2013, the Heads of IP Offices in Brazil, Hong Kong, and Mexico will give their perspectives on: (1) the current challenges their offices face; (2) the role their …
3 years ago 0

USPTO Florida Regional Inventors Conference – April 27-28

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Invent Now® and the National Academy of Inventors™ invite you to the Florida Regional Inventors Conference, a great chance …
3 years ago 0

USPTO Holds 2d Annual Women’s Entrepreneurship Symposium

On Sunday March 25 and Monday March 26, 2012, I attended the Second Annual Women’s Entrepreneurship Symposium (WES) in Shreveport, LA. The event was hosted by the United States …
3 years ago 2

Women’s History Month: PTO Women’s Symposium in Shreveport

Later in the month in Shreveport, Louisiana, the USPTO will hold its 2nd Annual Women's Entrepreneur Symposium. This event will take place from March 25 - 26, 2012, and is …
3 years ago 1

9 New Administrative Patent Judges Sworn in at the USPTO

On Thursday, March 1, 2012, at 2:00pm ET, the United States Patent and Trademark Office held a ceremony in the North Auditorium of the Madison Building on the campus …
3 years ago 1

Exclusive Interview Part 3: USPTO Deputy Director Terry Rea

We begin by discussing first action allowances and whether they are frowned upon, then discuss the examination process and weave our way to Track 1 and whether you …
4 years ago 17

Exclusive Interview: USPTO Deputy Director Teresa Rea

Deputy Director Teresa Rea has now been at the USPTO for approximately 1 year, but seems as invigorated and full of energy as she did when I first …
4 years ago 8