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Patent Office

(Department of Commerce)

Long-Awaited San Jose Patent Office To Open

The U.S. Commerce Department has announced plans to open a long-awaited patent office in Silicon Valley, the world’s top region for patent filers.

11/19/2013

Tech:Crunch Disrupt SF 2012. (James Martin/CNET)

Silicon Valley Patent Office Shelved

Silicon Valley’s high-tech firms are fighting what they consider a deeply personal federal cut this summer that shelves a planned patent office in this innovation-fueled region.

09/01/2013

(Department of Commerce)

Sequester Could Scuttle Plans For Permanent Silicon Valley Patent Office

The federal government this week stopped shopping for office space to house a permanent Silicon Valley branch of the US Patent and Trademark Office because of sequestration budget cuts.

07/10/2013

technology, generic

Sequestration Cuts Put Permanent Silicon Valley U.S. Patent Office On Hold

According to a report published Monday in the Silicon Valley Business Journal, the General Services Administration advised prospective landlords in late May that the process might be delayed, for an undetermined length of time, because of the sequester-related budget cuts to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

06/04/2013

(Department of Commerce)

Regional Patent Office To Open In Silicon Valley

The federal government is opening regional patent offices in Silicon Valley and three other areas as part of efforts to reduce a backlog and hire experts not willing to move to the Washington area.

07/02/2012

Downtown San Jose

San Jose Selected As Site Of New Patent Office

San Jose has been awarded one of three new U.S. Patent and Trademark offices.

07/01/2012

technology, generic

South Bay Delegation Lobbies For Silicon Valley Patent Office

More than 60 Silicon Valley CEO’s and public officials traveled to in Washington D.C. to discuss key legislative priorities Wednesday. One of the top issues is easing some of the stumbling blocks that companies in the Bay Area face.

04/18/2012

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