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Posts Tagged: "LexisNexis"

Calling for Action: How to Track and Measure Sustainable Innovation and Investments

Sustainability is the most critical global initiative of our lifetime. And as it has become a valuable indicator for investors and a key decision-making component for consumers, there is a crucial need for companies to have a firm grasp on their contribution to sustainable innovation. Learn how you can gain an unparalleled view into the global innovation landscape and empower…

Free Webinar -The Future of Patent Prosecution

Please join Dr. Michael Sartori, Partner at Baker Botts LLP, and Megan McLoughlin, Director of Products at LexisNexis Intellectual Property Solutions, as they dive into the changing world of patent prosecution. They will discuss how patent prosecution analytics have helped lift the veil and bring transparency to a previously opaque prosecution system. With this newfound insight, patent prosecutors are now…

Hirshfeld Says He May Move Forward on Important Items If Biden Appointee Takes Too Long

IPWatchdog and LexisNexis held a “Conversation with the Commissioner of the USPTO” today, in which Drew Hirshfeld, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Commissioner for Patents, Performing the functions and duties of the Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director, explained that, while he would prefer to wait until a political appointee is heading the Office to move ahead on substantive reforms, he will consider moving forward on important initiatives if necessary. “I’m trying to run the agency as if I was in this permanently, knowing I’m not and I won’t be, because I think that’s the right thing to do for the system,” Hirshfeld said. “If we’re going long enough without a nominee then maybe I need to move forward on things.”