United States Patent and Trademark Office August 17, 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Extension of the Application Deadline for Humanitarian Awards Pilot Program
Document Number: 2012-20242
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-08-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, United States Patent and Trademark Office
In February 2012, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced the Humanitarian Awards Pilot Program, which recognizes patent holders who use their technology for humanitarian purposes. In response to stakeholder feedback, the USPTO is extending the deadline for applications to the Humanitarian Awards Pilot Program by two months until October 31, 2012, to allow potential applicants more time to complete their applications.