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A new world of remote access

Jamie Holcomb, chief information officer for US Patent and Trademark Office, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss his plans…

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USPTO director looks to decrease patent backlog by improving workforce efficiency

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Bruce Mihalick: Applications open for Patents for Humanity Awards

The Patents for Humanity Awards recognize and honor patent owners or licensees who apply technology to solve humanitarian problems.

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DoT hires new CIO; USPTO Owens resigns

The Transportation Department brings on Vicki Hildebrand from the private sector to run its technology office.

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Dr. Christal Sheppard: Detroit USPTO office marks 5th anniversary

While other federal agencies were consolidating and closing branch offices a few years back, the Patent and Trademark Office expanded. It’s first-ever branch outside of Washington opened in 2012, a year after Congress authorized the move. Dr. Christal Sheppard, USPTO Midwest regional director, tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin the Detroit office is celebrating five years of operation.

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