Google’s former head of patents Michelle Lee has been named as the interim head of the USPTO, starting work there on 13th January, reports¬†Yahoo! Finance.

Although technically Lee is deputy director, the agency hasn’t had a director since David Kappos left back in February, meaning that Lee will be running the show for the immediate future at least.

The appointment is an interesting choice given Google’s vocal criticism of patent trolls …¬† expand full story