IP Law Daily, PATENT NEWS: Senate Judiciary Committee advances Biden nominees for USPTO, Federal Circuit , (Jan 13, 2022)

By Cheryl Beise, J.D.

Kathi Vidal and Judge Leonard Stark received broad bipartisan support in committee.

The Senate Judiciary Committee today voted 17-5 to confirm Katherine (Kathi) Vidal as Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO. The committee voted 16-6 to confirm Judge Leonard Stark to the U.S. Court of Appea ...