Commissioner of Trademarks under fire as OIG criticises USPTO hiring practices
An investigation by the Office of the Inspector General has accused the USPTO’s Commissioner of Trademarks of improperly using her position to facilitate the hiring of a family member’s fiancé, while criticising wider hiring practices at the office. Meanwhile the search for a permanent successor to David Kappos, previous director of the USPTO, continues to stutter.
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