Tag Archives: USPTO

USPTO Shortlists 24 Vendors for $2B Business Oriented Software Solutions Competition

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has unveiled a list of 24 prime contractors that are eligible to compete for a potential 10-year, $2B contract covering software development and integration support for commercial off-the-shelf products, database applications, customized software apps and other information technology platforms.

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Leidos Earns US Patent for Peptide-Based Treatment for Cancer, Infectious Diseases

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 8, 2018 — The Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) life sciences business unit has been awarded a patent for peptide-based PD-1 checkpoint inhibitors via the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office‘s accelerated application review process for cancer immunotherapy-related discoveries, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the Leidos Health Life Sciences team …

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ICE Vet William Weinberg Appointed Guidepost Federal Practice Managing Director

J. William Weinberg, former director of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency’s office of acquisition management, has joined Guidepost Solutions as managing director of its federal practice. Guidepost said Tuesday Weinberg aims to help clients understand federal procurement rules and pursue and manage government contracts in his new position, At ICE, he managed …

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Booz Allen, Octo Consulting Land Spots on $300M FDA Data Tech Modernization BPA

The Food and Drug Administration has awarded Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) and Octo Consulting Group spots on a potential seven-year, $300 million blanket purchase agreement to update data collection and analysis systems in support of FDA’s patient safety and drug development efforts, the Washington Business Journal reported Tuesday. Octo said …

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Former USPTO CIO John Owens Joins CGI Federal as Solution Devt Group VP

John Owens, formerly chief information officer at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, has joined CGI’s (NYSE: GIB) federal business as vice president of solution development group within the emerging technologies practice. Owens will help lead the development of novel technology platforms that work to help federal agencies implement their …

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Iron Mountain to Transfer USPTO Files to NARA-Compliant Storage Hub

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 20, 2017 — Iron Mountain (NYSE: IRM) will provide data storage and management services to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in line with the National Archives and Record Administration standards under a potential $6.7 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Thursday it will help transfer 4.6 million …

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