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Politically Connected PTO Solicitor to Run Agency on Interim Basis

By Scott Graham |

Joseph Matal was name the interim head after Michelle Lee’s sudden resignation earlier this week.

Judge William Alsup of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Judge Won't Tap the Brakes on Waymo-Uber Driverless Car Suit

By Ben Hancock |

A federal judge on Wednesday denied Uber's attempt to stay the trade secrets case brought by Google's driverless car division, keeping it on track for an Oct. 2 trial date.

Michelle Lee.

Michelle Lee Resigns as PTO Director

By Scott Graham |

The Trump administration had agreed to keep her in the role but never seemed to give her a firm vote of confidence. A person close to Lee said she was concerned about the Commerce Department siphoning off patent fees.