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Apr. 12, 2018

Law360: USPTO Chief’s Call For New Path On Patents Draws Cheers

Law360 (April 12, 2018, 10:52 PM EDT) — U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Director Andrei Iancu put the agency on a new course toward stronger patents with a speech Wednesday pledging to make the patent system more predictable, a move praised by experts who said he appears set to reshape patent examinations and review proceedings.

Speaking at an event at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce two months after being confirmed to lead the agency, Iancu decried what he called “a yearslong onslaught” against the patent system in the form of judicial decisions, new laws…