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Anthony (Tony) Knight

Associate Commissioner for Innovation Development (Acting), USPTO

Tony is a graduate of Drexel University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering in 1985. Upon graduation he joined the United States Patent and Trademark Office as an examiner in pipefittings technology. While working at the USPTO, Tony attended George Mason University School of Law and earned his juris doctorate in 1990. From 1990 to 1992, he was in private practice and prosecuted applications for various technologies through out the USPTO. In 1992, Tony returned to the USPTO. After achieving the grade of primary examiner, he was promoted to supervisory patent examiner in 1998 and supervised examiners in such diverse fields as hinges and hardware to computer controls.

In 2007 Tony was named to the position of supervisor in the Office of Petitions and in March 2010 became Director of the Office of Petitions. In June 2013, he was asked to serve as the Acting Associate Commissioner for Innovation Development.

Past Events with Anthony (Tony) Knight

NAPP 20th Annual Meeting & Conference

July 28, 2016 @ 8:00 am - July 30, 2016 @ 5:00 pm EDT