The Role of the Solicitor's Office in Shaping Patent Policy
Date of Event
February 1, 2006 Speaker: John Whealan, Deputy General Counsel for Intellectual Property Law and Solicitor at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Presented by: Center for Law, Technology, and the Arts Summary: Annual Distinguished Intellectual Property Lecture •Beyond trademarks and copyrights: affecting legislative change on intellectual property issues •A closer look at the primary responsibilities of the Solicitor's Office at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office John Whealan is an expert in all aspects of intellectual property, including patents, trademark, trade dress, unfair competition, and copyright. He has been the Deputy General Counsel for Intellectual Property Law and Solicitor of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) since January 2001. Prior to joining the USPTO, Mr. Whealan worked as Staff Attorney for the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC). He teaches as an adjunct professor at George Mason University School of Law and Franklin Pierce Law Center.
Law, Technology and the Arts Center
patent law; patent law--United States; patent law policy; patent law policy--United States; Solicitor's Office (U.S. PTO)
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Whealan, John, "The Role of the Solicitor's Office in Shaping Patent Policy" (2006). Conferences and Symposia. 446.