This morning, President Obama signed the America Invents Act at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science & Technology in Alexandria, Virginia—a school named for the first official to issue U.S. patents. On stage with President Obama was a bipartisan group of legislators: Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT); Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX); Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA); Rep. Jim Moran (D-VA); and Rep. Mel Watt (D-NC).
Have questions on the America Invents Act?
Today, US Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra will be answering your questions with USPTO Director David Kappos during an Open for Questions event on WhiteHouse.gov. Join them live at 5:00 p.m. EDT on Friday, September 16th. Here’s how it works and how you can participate: