Modernizing how we issue patents and trademark registrations

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Modernizing how we issue patents and trademark registrations

Blog by Drew Hirshfeld, Performing the Functions and Duties of the Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO

Like so many other service agencies and organizations, it is imperative that our business practices evolve to meet the needs of inventors and entrepreneurs who look to our agency to help safeguard their valued intellectual property. With that in mind, today we are announcing our transition to the electronic issuance of patents and trademark registrations in 2022.

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