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"Daniel Nazer, a senior staff attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, said the duty of the USPTO director is to the public, not just patent owners, and "frankly, his speech doesn’t seem to reflect any awareness of that."

"Obviously, it’s disappointing," he said. "It’s one-sided and completely ignores the extensive evidence of abuse by patent assertion entities. It’s particularly galling that the speech took place in the Eastern District of Texas, where some of the worst abuses have occurred.""