Department of Commerce. The parent agency of the USPTO.
January 30, 2023
Post Grant Review
Newly Released GAO Report Shows Previous Leadership’s Improper Influence on PTAB and Need for Improved Transparency
Many in the IP world suspected improper influence at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) under former Director Andrew Iancu, previously a partner at a firm with a long history of representing...
State Attorneys General Raise Concerns About Threats Posed by Litigation Funding
In November, I wrote about the opportunity for Congress to find common ground on transparency issues, including bringing greater transparency to the third-party litigation funding (TPLF) industry. TPL...