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USPTO’s Jamie Holcombe on Agency Goals for IT Modernization, AI Deployment

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The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is working on six artificial intelligence-focused programs including an effort to deploy algorithms and a neural network to automate patent classification. Jamie Holcombe said at a virtual ACT-IAC event that the agency is also looking to deploy AI and machine learning for fraud detection and automated image searching capabilities.

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Anika Systems Secures NSF Contract to Provide Process Automation Business Intelligence Analytics Support Services; Kiran Gullapalli Quoted

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Anika Systems has been awarded a 3-year, $4 million contract by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to provide Process Automation Business Intelligence Analytics Support Services. The contract was awarded as an 8(a) sole source action and funded by the NSF Division of Administrative Services, the company announced on Tuesday.

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Octo Secures $50M BPA to Support USPTO IASS Business Strategy, Mission Delivery; Charlie McQuillan, Mehul Sanghani Quoted

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Octo has secured a spot on the five-year, $50 million United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Intelligent Automation Innovation Support Services (IAISS) blanket purchase agreement (BPA) to enhance mission delivery and business strategy, the company announced on Tuesday

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Navy Division Awarded Patent for Chemical, Biological, Radiological Detection Tech

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Personnel from Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division have received a patent for a technology designed to help unmanned aircraft systems collect data in chemical, biological and radiological operations. The Senses CBR Agents Pre-Engagement and Goes Over All Terrain or SCAPEGOAT platform uses three dedicated detection modules, Naval Sea Systems Command said Friday.

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USPTO Awards Steampunk $50M BPA to Support Emerging Technologies; Matt Warren, David Wolf Quoted

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Steampunk has secured a five-year, $50 million United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Intelligent Automation Innovation Support Services (IAISS) blanket purchase agreement (BPA) to support emerging technologies that will transform and enhance business solutions, the company announced on Wednesday

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Finance Vet Jay Hoffman Lands Role as USPTO CFO

Jay Hoffman, former chief financial officer of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, has joined the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to fill the same role. He will supervise activities on an over $3B budget and provide financial advisory support to USPTO officials, the agency said Friday.

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