On November 29, 2011, the USPTO published a “Request for Comments on Additional USPTO Satellite Patent Offices for the Nationwide Workforce Program” (“the USPTO Request”). The full text of the USPTO’s Request can be found at http://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2011/11/29/2011-30717/request-for-comments-on-additional-uspto-satellite-offices-for-the-nationwide-workforce-program.
The IP Section is working closely with the offices of Denver Mayor Hancock, Governor Hickenlooper, Senator Bennet, the other members of the Colorado Congressional Delegation, Colorado Office of Economic Development, Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce and others to prepare and submit a coordinated response from Colorado to the USPTO’s Request by the January 30, 2012 deadline.
In connection with preparing the Colorado Response, the Leadership of the IP Section would like to solicit any comments that yo! u may have regarding Colorado’s candidacy for a satellite patent office under the factors set forth in the USPTO’s Request. Please email all comments to firstname.lastname@example.org by December 30, 2011.