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Who Will Be Obama's Patent Office Pick?

Publication Date: 
November 17, 2008
Source: 
National Journal's Tech Daily Dose

Professor Mark A. Lemley is named in The Daily Dose as one of the possible candidates for Patent and Trademark Office Director under Obama:

Rumors are swirling in the intellectual property policy community about who might be in the running for Patent and Trademark Office director under President Barack Obama. CongressDaily took the pulse of some IP watchers and included a list of potential contenders in Monday's PM edition.

Some of the names circulating include:

...law professors Mark Lemley of Stanford and Arti Rai of Duke, a classmate of Obama's at Harvard Law School. Some possible picks were on the front lines of the congressional patent reform battle this year, which could be a disadvantage, sources said.