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Report: Michelle Lee Steps Down as USPTO Director

Michelle Lee has resigned from her role as director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office after a five-year career at the agency, Reuters reported Tuesday. Former President Barack Obama nominated Lee for the USPTO leadership position in 2014 and the Senate confirmed her nomination in March 2015. Lee previously held the roles of interim …

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Siemens’ Judy Marks Joins Commerce Dept’s Investment Advisory Council; Wilbur Ross Comments

Judy Marks, CEO of Siemens‘ U.S. subsidiary, has been selected for membership on the Commerce Department‘s Investment Advisory Council. The department said Monday that Marks joins 15 other IAC members who aim to identify  and implement strategies to increase investment opportunities in the country. “Judy’s knowledge and experience will no doubt be invaluable as we set out to …

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Financier Wilbur Ross Sworn in as Commerce Secretary

Wilbur Ross, former WL Ross and Co. chairman and chief strategy officer, has taken his official oath of office as the 39th secretary of commerce during a ceremony headed by Vice President Mike Pence. The Commerce Department said Tuesday Ross will work to help local businesses and entrepreneurs have access to …

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Trump Selects Linda McMahon to Head Small Business Administration

Linda McMahon, a former Senate candidate in Connecticut, has been nominated by president-elect Donald Trump as head of the Small Business Administration, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. Peter Nicholas writes the nomination of McMahon, co-founder of World Wrestling Entertainment, follows a private meeting with Trump in the past week. “Linda …

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