Budget cuts mean Silicon Valley patent office won’t open anytime soon

Posted by BernardSwiss on Sep 4, 2013 7:29 AM EDT
Ars Technica; By Joe Mullin
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The US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is not exempt from the "sequestration" budget cuts being imposed on government agencies. For now, one casualty of the cuts will be that agency's plan to open an office in Silicon Valley in the near future, according to a Sunday report by The Associated Press. The Silicon Valley office was an idea that has been suggested for years, and it looked like it was finally coming to fruition.

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Good news, or bad news? BernardSwiss 5 362 Sep 5, 2013 8:56 AM

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