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Deputy Director of USPTO Michelle K. Lee and Brookings Vice President Darrell West at Brookings Institution Forum

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How to Improve the Intellectual Property System

February 2, 2015, Hillary Schaub and Darrell M. West

The Patent and Trademark Office plays a crucial role in setting American innovation policy. Every year, the USPTO reviews hundreds of thousands of applications for inventors, engineers, and others who seek intellectual property protection for their innovations.

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