David Heimann
Sep 13, 2013

Teresa Stanek Rea Announces Plan to Step Down as head of the USPTO

Stanek Rea who has been the acting head of the USPTO since David Kappos' departure in January announced that she is planning to step down. Despite being regarded as one of the favorites to occupy the permanent post as head of the USPTO she has decided to move on. Rea did not announce a timeline for her departure. 

Acting head of U.S. patent office, Teresa Rea, to step down | Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The acting head of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Teresa Stanek Rea, has decided to step down, Rea said in an email to patent office staff made public on Thursday.It was