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Patents, Copyrights, and Trademarks

Patents, copyrights, and trademarks



Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs (EB) (State Dept.), Commercial and Business Affairs (CBA), International Intellectual Property Enforcement (IPE),2201 C St. N.W., #4931, 20520-4931; (202) 647-3251. Lisa Dyer, Director.

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Handles multilateral and bilateral policy formulation involving patents, copyrights, and trademarks, and international industrial property of U.S. nationals.

Civil Division (Justice Dept.), Commercial Litigation (OCL), Intellectual Property,1100 L St. N.W., #11116, 20005; (202) 514-7223. Fax, (202) 307-0345. John Fargo, Director.

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Represents the United States in patent, copyright, and trademark cases. Includes the defense of patent infringement suits; legal proceedings to establish government priority of invention; defense of administrative acts of the Register of Copyrights; and actions on behalf of the government involving the use of trademarks.

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