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Former Google Exec Appointed Deputy Director of the USPTO

Published on December 12, 2013
by John Paczkowski

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has a new deputy director: Former Google exec Michelle Lee. Lee, who previously served as head of patents and patent strategy at Google, had been heading up the Silicon Valley branch of the USPTO. Her promotion to deputy director of the federal agency, which she will oversee until its vacant director’s slot is filled, should bring to the office a unique Silicon Valley perspective on intellectual property issues.

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