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Fundamentally reformed USPTO operations

NEW YORK - Thursday, February 7th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

Led in passage and implementation of major legislative reform to U.S. patent system

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP is pleased to announce that David J. Kappos, former Under Secretary of Commerce and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), has joined the Firm as a partner.

Mr. Kappos is widely recognized as one of the world’s foremost leaders in the field of intellectual property, including the development of global intellectual property norms, laws and practices. In 2009, he was appointed Under Secretary of Commerce and Director of the USPTO by President Barack Obama, and this appointment was confirmed by the United States Senate. As Director of the USPTO, he was instrumental in achieving the greatest legislative reform of the U.S. patent system in generations through patent reform legislation signed by the President in ... Read more »
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HONG KONG - Thursday, February 7th 2013 [BUSINESS WIRE/ ME NewsWire]

The Hang Seng Indexes Company today announced that Lenovo (HKSE: 0992) (PINK SHEETS: LNVGY) will be included as a constituent stock of its Hang Seng Index. This selection positions Lenovo among the "blue chip” companies listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and represents significant market recognition of Lenovo’s leadership position in the global IT industry.

It is also significant because it broadens the group of shareholders that will consider owning Lenovo’s stock to include funds whose investments must mirror the Hang Seng Index or pension funds whose investment committees look for index inclusion as an investment criterion. Finally it reflects recognition from a respected 3rd party of Lenovo’s strong, consistent financial performance, outstanding management and its strong future growth prospects.

"We are very pleased today that Lenovo has been included as one of the constituent stocks of Ha ... Read more »
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