Scott Wofsy, chair of Edward Wildman’s
intellectual property department, commented on how three members of the House of Representatives have introduced a bill under which the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) would be permanently funded in World Intellectual Property Review. In the article, "USPTO to Ring Fence Funds under House Bill
," Wofsy said it was very important to ensure that collected fees are maintained at the USPTO. "These are needed now more than ever before – as the USPTO is hiring a significant number of patent judges," Wofsy said.