Commissioner for Trademarks Lynne Beresford to Retire on December 30
The USPTO announced on November 8, 2010, that Commissioner for Trademarks Lynne Beresford will retire on December 30th. Details of her distinguished career may be found in the PTO press release here. [On a personal note, I always found Commissioner Beresford to be cordial, knowledgeable, and willing to help. Good luck to her.]
Deputy Commissioner for Trademark Operations Deborah Cohn will become Commissioner as of December 31. Full details are set out in the PTO press release.