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Senate Confirms IBM Lawyer to Lead Patent Office

The Senate has confirmed David Kappos as director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, filling the top position in an agency that's been under pressure to reform. Kappos, IBM's assistant general counsel, has been an advocate of intellectual property reform efforts such as the Peer-to-Patent collaborative patent review program.

  • Read the article: InformationWeek | Posted: 8/11/2009 12:15:00 AM | Permalink

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