Quoting from the 10/24 article by Wayne Heilman:
"The opening of a satellite operation of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Denver next year will label Colorado as “a leader in innovation” and eventually spur innovation and job creation in the state, a Denver-based patent lawyer said Wednesday in Colorado Springs.
The satellite office is expected to open in about a year in downtown Denver with up to 200 patent examiners, administrative law judges and other personnel to help reduce a nationwide backlog of 600,000 patent applications that take up to three years to processed, said John Posthumus, a technology attorney in the Denver office of Sheridan Ross. He spoke to business owners and executives during a presentation at the U.S. Olympic Training Center sponsored by the Colorado Bioscience Association."
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