27 April 2017Patents

Facebook, Amazon and Google back USPTO director Michelle Lee

More than 50 associations, including Facebook, Amazon and Google, have signed a letter to President Donald Trump backing Michelle Lee’s continued leadership at the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

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