Monday, September 08, 2008

United States Patent and Trademark Office: 85% homeworkers

An incredible article about internet branding in The New York Times by Steve Lohr also points out that the office itself has been revolutionised by the interweb: 30 years ago everything was kept in big wooden filing cabinets and users wore rubber gloves to look through it all. But now it's all done on computers and 85% of the office's 390 examining attorneys work mainly from home. As Lynne G. Beresford, commissioner for trademarks in the Patent and Trademark Office, is quoted as saying, the search room has “gone the way of the buggy whip.”

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1 comment:

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