USPTO Disbars Siemens’ Outside Patent Atty For $2.5M Billing Fraud

by Michael E. Mccabe Jr.
Each year, a number of patent and trademark practitioners agree to exclusion from the USPTO rather than face an OED ethics investigation or USPTO disciplinary action. While not always the case, such consent exclusions usually involve very serious–and often criminal–practitioner misconduct. One such matter is the case of former patent attorney David N. Caracappa. See In re David N.Read the full article