In memoriam Gerald J. Mossinghoff

With great sadness, we announce the passing of the Honourable Gerald J. Mossinghoff, a former United States Assistant Secretary of Commerce and Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks. His many achievements included being one of the three founders of the Trilateral, and hosting its first meeting in 1983 at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Please see the statement from Andrei Iancu, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO, for further details.