Chasser To Step Down As U.S. Trademarks Commissioner

Law360, New York (July 29, 2004, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Anne H. Chasser, the U.S. Commissioner for Trademarks who oversaw extensive layoffs in her department during the economic downturn, will step down on Sept. 1, 2004, her office said.

Casser, who was nominated by President Bill Clinton, has been in her position since 1999, according to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. She reports to Jon Dudas, the USPTO’s Acing Director and the U.S. Acting Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property.

"It has been a privilege to work with Acting Under Secretary Jon W. Dudas...
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