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Administration beats a retreat from a scheme of intimidation
Topic - Patent Office
A patent office is a governmental or intergovernmental organization which controls the issue of patents. In other words, "patent offices are government bodies that may grant a patent or reject the patent application based on whether or not the application fulfils the requirements for patentability." - Source: Wikipedia
A commissioner for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) threatened to sue a government watchdog agency who revealed the woman pressured staff to hire the live-in boyfriend of an immediate relative, a congressman said Friday.
A U.S. Patent and Trademark Office commissioner ran afoul of several ethics laws by pressuring officials into hiring the unqualified live-in boyfriend of an immediate relative, a Commerce Department investigation revealed Thursday.