Senate committee “disapproves” of Biden’s USPTO budget plan


By Tiffany Hu (October 19, 2021, 8:30 p.m. EDT) – The Senate Appropriations Committee released a $ 4.058 billion bill to fund the United States Patent and Trademark Office in fiscal year 2022, claiming that he “strongly disapproves” of the $ 3.994 billion proposed by the Biden administration.

Led by Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., The committee said in a statement Monday that the bill was in line with its usual practice of providing the USPTO with an amount the agency expects to collect in patent and trademark fees, while allowing it to retain income that it has generated from royalties.

The committee said the USPTO was given access to all the fees it …

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