Pto Ethics Decisions

  • “The Trademark Company” Pivots To A Copyright Company

    … “The Trademark Company,” whose owner Matthew Swyers agreed last month to give up his license to practice before the USPTO, ending a three-year ethics battle, appears to be alive. While still operating under the old name, logo and URL, The Trademark Company has shifted gears away from offering trademark-related services and is now offering only…

    Michael E. Mccabe Jr./ IPethics & INsights- 18 readers -
  • USPTO Suspends Second Ex-Niro IP Attorney For 18 Months

    … It’s deja vu all over again: a second ex-Niro IP attorney has received an 18-month suspension from practice before the USPTO. Attorney Paul C. Gibbons, one of four attorneys from the now defunct Niro, Haller & Niro who were sanctioned for vexatious litigation arising from the firm’s representation of NPE Intellect Wireless, settled…

    Michael E. Mccabe Jr./ IPethics & INsights- 19 readers -
  • Stupid Lawyer Tricks – Mishandle Money, Get Disbarred

    … “The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits” — Albert Einstein It should come as no surprise that various forms of financial misconduct top the list of ways to lose your law license. The most common reasons for being disbarred involve—exclusively or in combination with other misconduct—misappropriation of funds…

    Michael E. Mccabe Jr./ IPethics & INsights- 48 readers -
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