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Statement On Andrei Iancu’s Confirmation As USPTO Director

Washington, DC – Internet Association Senior Vice President of Global Government Affairs Melika Carroll released the following statement on the confirmation of Andrei Iancu as Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO):

“The internet industry congratulates Andrei Iancu on his confirmation as Under Secretary of Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO. Mr. Iancu has a well-deserved reputation as a thought leader on intellectual property issues. USPTO’s work to ensure robust post-grant review procedures and uphold the integrity of the patent system is indispensable to the American economy, and we look forward to working with him as the USPTO continues to fulfill its mission of promoting a high-quality patent system.”

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