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Friday, March 13 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Move Fast, Government, or Get Out of the Way

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Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker will discuss how the government is adapting to the rate and pace of technology by re-tooling the patent system, and aligning federal policy to fuel, not slow, innovation. Discover how these efforts help provide American businesses and entrepreneurs with the tools they need to grow and hire.
The discussion will be opened with remarks from Michelle Lee, the Deputy Undersecretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and the White House nominee to Direct the US Patent and Trademark Office.

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Michelle Lee

Deputy, US Patent & Trademark Office
As Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Michelle K. Lee provides leadership and oversight to one of the largest intellectual property offices in the world.
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Penny Pritzker

US Secretary of Commerce, Obama Cabinet -- US Department of Commerce
Penny Pritzker has served as the 38th U.S. Secretary of Commerce since being sworn in by Vice President Joe Biden on June 26, 2013. As Secretary of Commerce, she is focused on providing American businesses and entrepreneurs with the tools they need to grow and hire. Secretary Pritzker is a key member of President Obama’s economic team, with 27 years of private sector experience. Before joining the Obama Administration, Pritzker founded and... Read More →
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Jon Steinberg

CEO, Daily Mail


Friday March 13, 2015 12:30pm - 1:30pm
ACC Ballroom A Austin Convention Center

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