Posts Tagged: Department of Commerce


An Exclusive Interview with Commerce Secretary Gary Locke

During my interview with Secretary Locke we spoke about patent reform efforts in the United States Senate, what patent reform might look like from the House of …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 10

PTO: $4000 for Track One Acceleration + Working Off the Tail

On Friday, February 4, 2011, the USPTO will publish in the Federal Register a notice of proposed rulemaking on “Track One” of the program, which will give applicants the …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 40

Conflicting Positions on Gene Patents in Obama Administration

On Monday evening, November 1, 2010, David Kappos, Undersecretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, told the Dow Jones news …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 1

Commerce Secretary Headlines Copyright Policy Symposium

The day-long symposium included discussion of online copyright policy in the United States, specifically the impact of current copyright laws, existing and emerging techniques used to illegally …
By Press Releases
11 years ago 1

Reich’s Reality Doesn’t Have to Be True with Help from Commerce

In a Wall Street Journal op-ed piece Robert Reich, former Secretary of Labor under President Clinton, painted a bleak picture of the future of the US economy …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 23

Obama Looking to Symantec CEO for Commerce

Word has started to circulate that President Barack Obama may be close to appointing John W. Thompson, the outgoing chief executive of network security firm Symantec Corp., …
By Gene Quinn
12 years ago 0