Tom Temin says Washington could use a few more smiles these days. So check out this USPTO tribute to IP on Valentine’s Day.
The Patents for Humanity Awards recognize and honor patent owners or licensees who apply technology to solve humanitarian problems.
The Transportation Department brings on Vicki Hildebrand from the private sector to run its technology office.
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.
NASA’s social media game is strong. Now that’s being officially recognized, as the agency has been nominated for five Webby Awards, including three for its social media.
Agencies are on a regulatory budget. They’ve got to pull two regulations for every new one issued. The Patent and Trademark Office has put together a regulatory review working group. Nicholas Oettinger, who leads the group, fills in Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
In today’s Top Federal Headlines, after a bit of a wait, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office responds to a Freedom of Information Act request asking who was in charge.
Cybsersecurity, customer service, even deep space exploration are on the list of federal agencies’ Performance.gov goals in fiscal 2016-17.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is jumping on the hype of Rogue One, the new Star Wars movie.
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