Unauthorized Practice Of Law

  • Are Your Firm’s Foreign Associate Practices Ethical?

    … the Office) to give advice on matters relating to the practice of patent law before the USPTO? 37 C.F.R. 11.6 (defining who is authorized to practice in patent matters before the USPTO). Persons who practice patent law without a license are engaged in the unauthorized practice of law (or “UPL”). And USPTO practitioners who aided a non-practitioner…

    Michael E. Mccabe Jr./ IPethics & INsights- 12 readers -
  • 2016 USPTO Disciplinary Decisions – The Year In Review

    … the decision. There are six different procedural mechanisms in USPTO disciplinary matters that were utilized in its 2016 published decisions: (i) settlement agreements; (ii) exclusions by consent; (iii) interim suspensions; (iv) final Agency decisions reached after formal administrative adjudication; (v) reciprocal discipline decisions; and (vi) reciprocal…

    Michael E. Mccabe Jr./ IPethics & INsights- 44 readers -
  • Five Strikes And You’re Out At The USPTO

    … The USPTO Director excluded a patent attorney on consent following a disciplinary investigation arising from numerous alleged violations of the USPTO’s ethics rules. See In the Matter of Edward Etkin, Proc. No. D2016-05 (USPTO Dir. Jan. 8, 2016). The OED conducted a disciplinary investigation into the conduct of patent attorney Edward Etkin…

    Michael E. Mccabe Jr./ IPethics & INsights- 35 readers -
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