Uspto Ethics Investigation

  • 2016 USPTO Disciplinary Decisions – The Year In Review

    … a handle on ethics decisions published by the USPTO. For anyone who has ever tried to research the disciplinary decisions of the USPTO, you will find the only publicly available resource (apart from this blog, of course), is a page on the OED’s website called the OED Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) “Reading Room.” The “Reading Room” is a repository…

    Michael E. Mccabe Jr./ IPethics & INsights- 41 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- 34 readers -
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