Jacques L. Etkowicz, Shareholder at RatnerPrestia, was among a panel of speakers at the recent Partnering in Patents XII Seminar held at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on October 26, 2005 . Mr. Etkowicz, joined by RatnerPrestia Associate, Stephen J. Weed, spoke on the topic of “Pet Peeves,” including deficiencies in Office Action quality, After Final practice, and Restriction Requirements. Designed to be an open dialogue between the USPTO and the Bar, the seminar was sponsored by the United States Patent and Trademark Office Electrical Technology Center and The American Intellectual Property Law Association’s Electronic and Computer Law Committee.
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