Home > News > Patent commissioner invites input from Small Times readers
April 25th, 2007
Patent commissioner invites input from Small Times readers
In response to the April 6 article Cresanti leads nano commercialization roundtable, and in particular the article's report of small-tech patent application review frustrations, Small Times has received two letters, one from Under Secretary for Technology at the US Department of Commerce, Robert Cresanti and another from John Doll, Commissioner for Patents.
"It is not 'strong union forces,' but federal law, that makes it harder for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to recruit and retain patent examiners," says Doll, who then explains use of special law provisions to overcome the shortage of qualified examiners.
MRI, on a molecular scale: Researchers develop system that could one day peer into the atomic structure of individual molecules April 20th, 2014
Iranian Researchers Present New Model to Strengthen Superconductivity at Higher Temperatures April 19th, 2014
Iranian Researchers Produce New Anti-Cancer Drug from Turmeric April 19th, 2014
'Exotic' material is like a switch when super thin April 18th, 2014
Harris & Harris Group Notes Mersana's Collaboration Agreement With Subsidiary of Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. April 8th, 2014
Nanoparticles cause cancer cells to self-destruct April 3rd, 2014
A*STAR's Simtech collaboration agreements to accelerate the growth and development of the microfluidics industry April 1st, 2014
Dolomite releases novel droplet-on-demand sequencing and droplet generation microfluidic system April 1st, 2014