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Legislative Branch

Government Fee Waiver (ex. US Patent Office)

For any government agency that is required to pay a government fee, that fee should be waived...e.g. NASA files patent applications and must pay patent filing fees and maintenance fees. There is no need for Congress to allocate funds to a government agency that are simply paid to another government entity (an in the case of the US Patent Office, are ultimately diverted back to Congress). Further, the public should also... more »

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Department of Commerce

Save 1,000,000 Patent Examining Hours Per Year

I'm a 27 year old US patent examiner. I joined the US Patent Office last year. Since then, not only have I realized the gravity of what goes on where I work, but I've realized that because of this, beneficial changes here can mean beneficial changes across our nation. Ironically, the USPTO is not even a choice in the dropdown for this submission.

The USPTO is the brain that operates the body of American innovation.... more »

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Department of Commerce

Patent & Trademark Office

As there is this big push to get out of regulating business. Let's get rid of the Patent & Trademark Office. If business is so good at self regualting and policing, let them handle these issues themselves as well! This is not something the government should be involved in.

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