USPTO Director Dudas Jumps To Foley

Law360, New York (February 2, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Jon W. Dudas, who served as director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office from 2004 until last month, has made the jump to private practice, joining Foley & Lardner LLP as a partner in the intellectual property and public affairs practices.

Dudas began work in the firm's Washington, D.C., office on Monday and spent most of the day in client meetings. Though he won't be trying cases, at least in the beginning, he will be involved in high-level strategic discussions, according to Sharon R. Barner,...
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