The USPTO published an update regarding the opening of satellite offices in more Western parts of the country. These satellite offices are supposed to assist inventors, entrepreneurs, and small businesses in their respective regions.
The Rocky Mountain Regional Office in Denver and the Elijah J. McCoy Office in Detroit were opened in June and July of last year, respectively. The Denver office already welcomed its third class of patent examiners. The West Coast Regional Office is on track to open in San Jose in Spring 2015. This office plans to actively engage with the entrepreneurial community, especially in the tech sector. The Texas Regional Office will open in Fall 2015 in Dallas.
Read the full report here.