Philip Johnson is in line to succeed David Kappos as Under Secretary of Commerce in charge of the Patent Office, according to reliable sources.  There has been an overwhelmingly positive reaction to this development amongst insiders who see in Johnson a strong, capable leader with extensive experience both in management of patents at a major pharmaceutical company as well as many years as a first chair patent litigator.
Regards,
Hal
 

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  3. […] sends out an e-mail newsletter and follows PTO politics closely, also said Johnson was the “anticipated nomination,” citing “reliable sources.” Wegner saw an “overwhelmingly positive […]

  4. […] sends out an e-mail newsletter and follows PTO politics closely, also said Johnson was the “anticipated nomination,” citing “reliable sources.” Wegner saw an “overwhelmingly positive […]

  5. […] sends out an e-mail newsletter and follows PTO politics closely, also said Johnson was the “anticipated nomination,” citing “reliable sources.” Wegner saw an “overwhelmingly positive […]

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