The attorney was unable to show that the USPTO’s decision was arbitrary or capricious.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a decision to dismiss an attorney’s challenge of his bar license suspension as the attorney’s procedural and substantive challenges to the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s disciplinary proceeding were rejected (Piccone v. USPTO, November 20, 2019, per curiam).

Case date: 20 November 2019
Case number: No. 2019-1471
Court: United States Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit

A full summary of this case has been published on Kluwer IP Law.


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