ATS widens work for Patent and Tradmark OfficeOctober 5th, 2012 by Rachel Pritchett
By Rachel Pritchett
SILVERDALE — Applied Technical Systems has expanded its work streamlining operations at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
ATS has received two new contracts worth $1 million to streamline processes in the office’s arm that deals with trademarks.
The expansion of its work with Patent and Trademark Office also will include ATS making fee-processing procedures more efficient.
For the past two years, ATS has been working to streamline the office’s burdensome and time-consuming process for handing out patents, which can take applicants years to obtain.
Working with ATS on the new contracts will be partner Design for Context.
“The (Patent and Trademark Office) is putting itself at the forefront of user-experience innovation through these major program re-designs, and ATS is pleased to be selected for the efforts,” said ATS Vice President Carey Kolb.
Founded in 1980 in Bremerton, ATS is a leader in software, services and solutions that help the government and businesses transform data to decisions. Now headquartered in Silverdale, ATS also has offices in Alexandria and Suffolk, Va.
For more information about ATS, visit www.datatodecisions.com or call 360-698-7100.