The United States Patent and Trademark Office (the Office) and the Patent Public Advisory Committee (PPAC) recently held their Patent Public Advisory Committee Quarterly Meeting to review policies, goals, performance, budget, and user fees. Topics addressed included 1) Update on Patents business units; 2) Finance/Budget; 3) IT update; 4) Artificial Intelligence (AI); 5) International update; 6) Pendency and Quality; and 7) PTAB update.
This is the first of eight alerts Vorys will publish to summarize the topics discussed at the Quarterly Meeting. This alert summarizes introductory remarks provided by U.S. Patent Office Director Andrei Iancu. MORE.