Supreme Court Spares Patent Attorney From Discipline

Michael E. McCabe, Jr.Patent Attorney Disciplinary Matters, Supreme Court EthicsLeave a Comment

Talk about a close call.  Patent attorney Howard Shipley is no doubt breathing a sigh of relief today after the Supreme Court dismissed its December 8, 2014, Order to Show Cause why Mr. Shipley should not be sanctioned. The Court issued its rare Show Cause Order after Mr. Shipley filed what his counsel characterized as an “unorthodox” petition for writ of certiorari.  Mr. Shipley admitted the … Read More