“I want to be clear.   The USPTO takes any allegation of wrongdoing very seriously. Any hour claimed as worked that is not worked is unacceptable.”

— Hon. Michelle K. Lee, Under Sec’y of Commerce[Note*]

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Regards,
Hal 

 

[Note*] Lisa Rein, Patent chief tells lawmakers “time and attendance fraud is not tolerated”, The Washington Post – PowerPost (Sept. 13, 2016)(quoting Hon. Michelle K. Lee).