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Title 37 Part 11 → Subpart D → §11.506

Title 37 → Chapter I → Part 11 → Subpart D → §11.506

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Title 37 Part 11 → Subpart D → §11.506

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Title 37Chapter IPart 11Subpart D → §11.506


Title 37: Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights
PART 11—REPRESENTATION OF OTHERS BEFORE THE UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE
Subpart D—USPTO Rules of Professional Conduct


§11.506   Restrictions on right to practice.

A practitioner shall not participate in offering or making:

(a) A partnership, shareholders, operating, employment, or other similar type of agreement that restricts the right of a practitioner to practice after termination of the relationship, except an agreement concerning benefits upon retirement; or

(b) An agreement in which a restriction on the practitioner's right to practice is part of the settlement of a client controversy.


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