Thursday, January 13, 2011

CAFC disposes of pro se litigant Pupols

The beginning of applicant Pupols problems is seen in the "background" section of the CAFC decision:

Pupols filed U.S. Patent Application 10/336,582 (the
“’582 Application”) in the United States Patent and
Trademark Office (“USPTO”) in response to which the
USPTO issued a Notice to File Corrected Application
Papers on December 11, 2003. The notice indicated that
Pupols had failed to pay fees in the amount of $645 re-
quired for his application. On January 12, 2005, the
USPTO mailed Pupols a Notice of Abandonment of the
’582 Application because he had failed to pay the required

It only got worse.


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