USPTO Response To Power Failure Could Cause Headaches

By Ryan Davis (January 4, 2016, 8:10 PM EST) -- A power failure at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office that disrupted online filings for days around Christmas has raised concerns about the vulnerability of the USPTO's systems, and the office's decision to extend deadlines by declaring the days of the outage to be federal holidays could cause problems for litigants in the future, attorneys say....

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