IP Counsel Who Blindly Follow Client “Instructions” Risk Loss Of Law License

by Michael E. Mccabe Jr.
Intellectual Property law firms often receive substantive documents, including original applications and amendments, with “instructions” from their client to file the paper in the USPTO, essentially as is. And just as often, IP counsel dutifully follow their clients’ orders and simply have a non-lawyer “clean up” the document so it “looks” right and, without any substantive re ...Read the full article