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Interview: John J. Calvert, Administrator, Inventors Assistance Program, United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on Got Invention Radio

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Interview Part 4

John has responsibility of the Inventors assistance program, which includes inventor outreach and university outreach initiatives. The USPTO has made outreach and education a high priority due to the increased interest in intellectual property both by business and education. Prior to being named Administrator, John had been responsible for supervising as many as 25 examiners in the area of textile technology and in the area of absorbent products. He also served as Acting Director for the Office of Independent Inventor Programs.