Last week, Patently-O posted that David Kappos will be leaving his post as Director of the USPTO in late January 2013. He will be missed.

USPTO Deputy Director Teresa Stanek Rea is in position to assume the role of acting Director. It is reported that there is a strong likelihood that she will be nominated to more permanently fill the post.

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