Interview with Michelle Lee

Director of the US Patent & Trademark Office

August 2016

Hear Lee's thoughts on developments in US patent regulation in her exclusive interview with MLex Chief Global Digital Risk Correspondent Mike Swift.

During the interview, the USPTO boss hails her office's appeals record and defends patent quality following recent criticism from the US Government Accountability Office.

In addition to the interview, this Special Report also includes:

  • a summary of a recent Inter Partes Review
  •  judge's view of USPTO appeals