USPTO Director Reverses ALJ In Disciplinary Case, Rules In Favor Of Attorney

by Michael E. Mccabe Jr.
On August 5, 2016, the USPTO Director issued a Final Order reversing an administrative law judge’s initial decision, which had suspended a practitioner for 18 months. The Final Order held the OED Director violated USPTO precedent and mandatory rules regarding reciprocal discipline—37 C.F.R. § 11.24.Read the full article