U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
After operating in a temporary office since last year, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office opened its new permanent office Monday in the Byron White Federal Building downtown.
Washington Redskins fans were inside Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Sunday cheering on their team as they took on the Denver Broncos. But outside the stadium protesters gathered.
NFL officials will meet on Monday with a Native American group that’s protesting the name of Washington’s football team, and there is speculation that steps are being taken to give the Redskins a new name.
The U.S. Department of Commerce has chosen a downtown Denver location for the region’s new U.S. Patent and Trademark satellite office. Denver Mayor Michael Hancock is applauding their decision.
U.S. Department of Commerce officials say they have started the site-selection process for a new patent office in Denver.
The Denver attorney who was a key leader in the effort to win a satellite patent office for Denver says it will pay major economic dividends “for basically zero taxpayer money.”
Good news for Denver — the federal government is expected to announce Monday that metro Denver is one of three places receiving a new U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Denver is in the running for one of three new satellite patent offices to be opened under President Barack Obama’s America Invents Act.