John Calvert

John Calvert

John Calvert is currently the Executive Director of the United Inventors Association (UIA). Before joining the UIA, Calvert served as Associate Commissioner for Patents at the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Before retiring from the USPTO he was a Senior Advisor for the Office of Innovation Development. He provided training in intellectual property to inventors, small businesses, entrepreneurs, university students and faculty. He also helped develop many different tools and training materials for inventors, small businesses and entrepreneurs.


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Next head of the USPTO should believe patents are property rights and not public rights

An ideal candidate for the next head of the USPTO would be someone who understands that patents are property not public rights, that issued patents are valid …