PTO Officials Called For Depositions In Rules Battle

Law360, New York (November 6, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Marking the latest development in the closely watched legal battle over the controversial new rules proposed by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, two of the agency’s top officials were among several individuals served with deposition notices by plaintiff Triantafyllos Tafas on Monday.

Tafas filed a series of deposition notices in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia on Monday, including a notice to depose PTO Director Jon Dudas and a notice to depose Commissioner of Patents John J. Doll, according to court...
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