Chief Information Officer
United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
*providing session opening remarks
This Commerce agency has a rich history of telework with over 80% of employees working remotely. At the USPTO,
some 9,000 patent and trademark examiners work to secure the IP rights of inventors and brand owners and fulfill the agency’s mission.
Issuing patents and registering trademarks more and more involve complex searching and detailed processes.
Learn about efforts underway to leverage technologies like AI and ML for new examination efficiencies.
Also, gain insights into what has the CIO’s organization has learned about Agile teams and culture when everyone is remote.