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Results of USPTO Post-Prosecution Pilot Look Promising

Dec 04 2019
Through the Enhanced Patent Quality Initiative, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is rolling out programs to enhance overall patent quality. The latest program rolled out was the Post-Prosecution Pilot (P3) Program, which was developed to enhance after-final practice.

Building a Robust Innovation Economy: How Betting on Higher Education and Fostering an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Helped Northern Virginia Land Amazon HQ2

Nov 25 2019
On November 13, 2018, Amazon announced that its HQ2 project—contributing an estimated 25,000 high-paying jobs and $2.5 billion investment—to be located in the Crystal City area of Arlington, Va. The announcement by the e-commerce giant ended months of fierce competition, and was cause for celebration throughout the Northern Virginia and the DC metro area.