Uspto Settlement Agreement

  • 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 -
  • “Rising Star” Falls For Suspended Trademark Attorney

    … complaint was settled pursuant to 37 CFR § 11.26, when USPTO Director Michelle Lee signed off on a settlement agreement in which Mr. Blackowicz agreed to a 30-day suspension from practicing before the USPTO in trademark and other non-patent matters. See In re Blackowicz, No. D2015-13 (USPTO Dir. May 11, 2015). In addition to the 30-day suspension…

    Michael E. Mccabe Jr./ IPethics & INsights- 72 readers -
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