Saturday, May 31, 2008

People with bad feelings about IP matters?

On the topic, [Docket No. PTO-T-2007-0051] RIN 0651-AC18 Changes in Rules
Regarding Filing Trademark Correspondence by Express Mail or Under a
Certificate of Mailing or Transmission, IPBiz was cited concerning the McKenna incident in Chicago:

In December 2006, a disgruntled former client shot a patent attorney in Chicago, alleging he had been cheated in connection with a patent application. This shows that some people do have extremely bad feelings about intellectual property matters and may be motivated to hack the Office's electronic system, in order to seek revenge on the Office for rejection of their trademark applications (source:


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