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Apr. 6, 2022

Managing IP: Kathi Vidal confirmed as USPTO director; will focus on pro-bono by Patrick Wingrove

Kathi Vidal was confirmed as USPTO director by the Senate last night, April 5, in a voice vote.

Now she has been confirmed, Vidal will likely focus on broadening pro-bono programmes at the USPTO, according to office sources.

One source said Vidal highlighted her desire to make this subject one of her priorities during pre-confirmation meetings at the office.