Office of Patent Resources and Planning

  • Commissioner for Patents
    Local: 1-571-272-8800 and 1-571-272-2472
    Fax: 1-571-273-8800

The Deputy Commissioner for Patent Resources and Planning provides representation and direction on strategic outreach and planning for the Commissioner for Patents and directs all operational aspects of patent application initial examination, patent publications, and international PCT applications processing.

This office is comprised of the two offices: the Office of Patent Planning and Capacity Analysis and the Office of Patent Resource Administration.