Innovation Alliance Statement on the Nomination of Michelle Lee to be Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
WASHINGTON – Innovation Alliance Executive Director Brian Pomper released the following statement regarding the nomination today of Michelle Lee to be Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office:
“We congratulate Ms. Lee on her nomination to be Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. In her time at USPTO, she has demonstrated a nuanced appreciation of the complexity of the innovation ecosystem in the United States. Ms. Lee understands, as she recently stated, that policymakers must strive in the patent system to ‘achiev[e] the right balance between curbing litigation abuses and maintaining a robust patent enforcement regime.’
“We look forward to working with Ms. Lee to achieve that balance and ensure that the patent system continues to be a force for innovation and job creation in the United States for entities of all sizes.”
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The Innovation Alliance represents innovators, patent owners and stakeholders from a diverse range of industries that believe in the critical importance of maintaining a strong patent system that supports innovative enterprises of all sizes. Innovation Alliance members can be found in large and small communities across the country, helping to fuel the innovation pipeline and drive the 21st century economy. Learn more at www.innovation.wideeyeclient.com.
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