20th Anniversary Logo Institute for Intellectual Property & Information Law

USPTO DIRECTOR MICHELLE K. LEE VISITS THE UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON
MARCH 11, 2016
HOUSTON, TX



Sapna Kumar (IPIL/HOUSTON),
Michelle K. Lee (Under Secretary of Commerce for IP, Director of the USPTO),
Dean Leonard Baynes (University of Houston Law Center)

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Michelle Lee and Sapna Kumar


Michelle Lee speaking to Houston Public Media



Pre-event reception



Ramanan Krishnamoorti (Interim VP for Research & Technology Transfer, UH),
Howard Speight (Attorney at Law), H. Albert Liou (Jones Day)



Richard Phillips (ExxonMobil Chemical Company) and Bill LaFuze (McKool Smith)



(L-R) Ramanan Krishnamoorti, Dean Baynes,
Ed Fein (NASA Johnson Space Center), Sapna Kumar



Richard Willson (Interim Associate VP Technology Transfer, UH),
Lindsay Lewis (Director of Communications, UH Division of Research),
James Willson (Andrews Kurth LLP)



Michelle Lee, Sharon Israel (Mayer Brown LLP), H. Albert Liou



Meet and greet



Conversation just before the "Fireside Chat" with Michelle Lee begins



Michelle Lee, Jack Goldstein (Attorney at Law), Paul Janicke (IPIL/HOUSTON)



Ramanan Krishnamoorti introduces Dean Baynes and Sapna Kumar



Richard Willson introduces Michelle Lee



Michelle Lee during her discussion covering the Enhanced Patent Quality Initiative and the All in STEM initiative



Sapna Kumar, Michelle Lee and Dean Baynes



Michelle Lee



Sapna Kumar and Michelle Lee


Michelle Lee during her discussion covering the Enhanced Patent Quality Initiative and her All in STEM initiative
The chat continues



“Fireside Chat”



(L-R) Sapna Kumar, Michelle Lee, Dean Baynes, and Ramanan Krishnamoorti