Posts Tagged: detroit


American auto industry has lost former dominance but retains some luster

When you think about the american auto industry it’s becoming clearer every day that the idea of American-made or Japanese-made is not black and white. Increasingly, …
By Steve Brachmann
5 years ago 0

Michelle Lee announces major patent quality initiative at Brookings event

She then pivoted to address the other side of the issue, which relates to issuing patents that should never have been issued in the first place. Lee …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 16

USPTO Partnership Aims to Spur Innovation and Generate Jobs

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and the AutoHarvest Foundation today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (…
By U.S.P.T.O.
8 years ago 0

PTAB Chief Smith and Vice-Chief Moore, Part II

Chief Judge Smith: "The unique thing about the job particularly right now - and I think this is true for my job and the Vice Chief Judge …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 1

USPTO Opens First Ever Satellite Office in Detroit

The Detroit USPTO will create approximately 120 highly-skilled jobs in its first year of operations alone. The IP experts in the office will work closely with entrepreneurs and …
By U.S.P.T.O.
9 years ago 1

Kappos 2.0: USPTO Funding, Board Hiring & Harmonization

In this installment we learn from Director Kappos that the USPTO budget is not a problem whatsoever. While the Office did not achieve a permanent end to …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 2

PTO Announces Riverfront Office Space for Detroit Satellite Office

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced on January 10, 2012 that it has concluded a five-year lease agreement through the U.S. General Services Administration's (GSA) …
By U.S.P.T.O.
9 years ago 3

Detroit, Michigan Announced as First Regional Patent Office

Commerce Secretary Gary Locke announced that the first Regional Patent Office would be located in Detroit, Michigan and will open at some point during 2011, employing some 100 patent …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 4