“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*]
[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).