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UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE


UNDER SECRETARy OF COMMERCE FOR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND
Director of the unitedStates Patent andTradevrk Office

October 17,2013

The HonorableBlake Farenthold


Member, U.S. House of Representatives
5605 North Navarro Street, Suite 203
Victoria, TX 77904

Attention: Michelle Gloor

Dear Representative Farenthold:

Thank you for your letter on behalfofMs. Banger Shia regarding the Trademark Office's decision to
exclude her from participating as acorrespondent or domestic representative in any trademark matter
before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
Areview of USPTO records reveals that in December 2011 information was brought to the attention of
the Administrator ofTrademark Policy and Procedure that raised aquestion as to whether Ms. Shia might
be engaged in the unauthorized practice oflaw before the USPTO. The USPTO conducted an
investigation which revealed over 230 trademark applications and registrations belonging to third parties
in whose cases Ms. Shia was identified as acorrespondent or domestic representative. In anumber of
those cases, Ms. Shia was found to have responded to Office actions on behalfofthe applicants or
registrants in violation of USPTO rules. With narrow exceptions not relevant here, only licensed U.S.
attorneys may practice law in trademark matters before the USPTO. 37 C.F.R. 11.5(b)(2), 11.14. A
domestic representative may receive communications from the USPTO on behalfofthe applicant, but
may not prosecute the application. 37 C.F.R. 2.119. USPTO records did not show Ms. Shia as an
attorney and this raised concerns about whether or not she acted beyond the scope ofacorrespondent and
domestic representative by engaging in the unauthorized practice oflaw in trademark matters.
On January 23,2012, and in accordance with standard Trademark practices, the USPTO sent Ms. Shia a
letter informing her that the USPTO was considering excluding her from participating as acorrespondent
or domestic representative in any trademark matters. The USPTO gave Ms. Shia time :o explain the
legitimacy of her actions. Ms. Shia responded to the letter but did not indicate that she was an attorney.
Based on Ms. Shia's response and information before the USPTO, the Commissioner Par Trademarks
found that Ms. Shia was engaging in the unauthorized practice oflaw. Therefore, on February 21,2013,
the Commissioner for Trademarks informed Ms. Shia in a written order that she was excluded from
participating as acorrespondent or domestic representative in any trademark matter before the USPTO.
The order notified Ms. Shia that she could appeal the exclusion order by filing a petition to the Director of
the USPTO.

On March 19,2013, Ms. Shia filed apetition contesting the exclusion order. The petition was sent by US
Postal Service and contained a check for the filing fee in the amoum of$100, The petition was docketed
by the USPTO, hut the check was not immediately cashed. Subsequently, Ms. Shia twice filed
substantially the same petition electronically through the Trademark Electronic Application System
(TEAS), on April 10 and 11, 2013. In filing the petitions through TEAS, Ms. Shia again paid the $100
petition fee for each ofthe subsequently filed petitions.
P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria. Virginia22313-1450 -www.uspto.gov
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The USPTO was aware ofthe duplicative petitions; however, itwas only upon receipt ofyour letter that
the USPTO realizad Ms. Shia had paid the additional petition fees. While the Trademark Rules require a
separate petition fee for every petition filed, in view ofthe fact that the two later petitions filed by Ms.
Shia address substantially the same issues as the March 19,2013, petition, and will be resolved in one
decision, the additional petition fees have been refunded to Ms. Shia.
The petitions are currently being reviewed and adecision on them will issue in the near future.
We trust the foregoing will be useful inresponding toyour constituent.
Sincerely,

Dana Robert Colarulli


Director, Office of Government Affairs

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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE


Economics and Statistics Administration
SBO-1/2-L1 U.S. Census Bureau
<7-2013) Washington, DC 20233-0001

L1 2012U1
Please raply to:
CFN A8609424192 210 00 1201 05 SBC U.S. CENSUS BUREAU
1201 EASTTENTH STREET
JEFFERSONVILLE IN 47134-0001

SEQ013-3681A

INTERNATIONAL PATENT OFFICE OF BANG


SHIA INC
102 LINOENCREST CT
SUGAR LAND TX 77A79-5201

FROM THE ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR FOR ECONOMIC PROGRAMS


tr.S. CENSttS BUREAU

You have been selected to participate in the 2012 Survey of Business Owners and Self-
Emoloved Persons (SBO). The SBO is taken every five years as part of the Economic Census
anc provides the govemnfient and businesses with essential data on the demographic and economic
cSStion of bul in the United States. The SBO will create comprehensive esbmates of the
characteristics of U.S. businesses and their owners, and information from your busmess is
critical to providing reliable data for your industry and geographic area.
In an effort to conduct the SBO in a cost-effective manner, we have developed an online reporting
systemK^ the questionnaire that we are confident you will find easy to use. To complete
the survey online or get assistance from the Business Help Site, go to
econhelp-census.aov/sbo. Use the following User ID and Password:
User ID: 48609424192 Password: 33dclal4

This report is MANDATORY and must be completed by October 29, 2013-


Title 13 United States Code. Sections 131 and 224, requires your response and Section 9
Quarantees that your response is confidential and will only be used for statistical purposes.
Applicable provisions of the law are provided on the Business Help Site. You may use reasonable
estimates if book figures are no^ readily available. .
THANK YOU in advance for ensuring that the results of the 2012 Survey of Business Owners and
Self-Employed Persons are comprehensive, timely, and reliable.
Sincerely,
Visit econhelp.census.gov/sbo
CJJU^^ . To Report Online
To Get Help With Reporting
William G. Bostic. Jr.
Toll-free help: 1-888-824-9954. Monday through Friday. 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.. Eastern time.
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. -j . : -Hli'tU'.

Cotnmissicner fcrfflBtfemstks
PX> Box 1451
Alexandria. VA 22313-14$1
wvwsi.iispto.goV

January 23,2012

Mr. Ban" Shia


-204 Canyon Creek
Victoria TX 77001-3695

DearMr.Shia:

. . j. vfluhavebeeninvolved with more than230trademark


The USm specifiiany. theseapplications andregistialions.vdnchtelng W
applications or '*8?^^.'erthanyourself, listyou as the correspondentand/or domestic
repi^entatjv^ in ^ ^for puiposes ofcotrespondace. In some instances vour siunature
applicatJOTS and' P . isjj jdevant appllcaUoaserialnumbers is attached and is
appears m ^ relevant applieaaonsfilec
X^tluy. oTSenviseniincludedonthe attadKd list, are alsosubjectto the jcticns
described telov/.

A T1<5PT0 records show that you are aregistered patent agent, the USPTO Kas found no
; mdicatioD are an attorney authorized
yelatioDShjp to practice
to these before the USPTO
various applicants in tradeinaik
and registrants is unclear,
Sr.iSo4u,Sontbepvttposeifdiiec.u,gaUapplication-relatedeovres^^^
oSTSof inconneionwththe .
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YoursponmbereceivedatthefonowbBaddrcssonorbcrore.heclosef-,ui^^
February 6,2D* 2.

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


Trademaik Pcli6on Office
Attn: Mr. Charles 0. Joyner
600 Dulany Strict, Madison East 4A85
Alexandria, YA.22314
Ttc failure ,0deliver yourresponse onorbetbre mcend ofthe 14-day period will resoliin .he
aforeinentiDned actions by the USPTO.

Sincerely,

Deborah S. Cotn
Commissioner for Trademarks

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Attachment - Application SerialNumbers Associated withBangShta

73799789 77098544 79092457 77550978 77836647 85118180


75137968 77112536 79097246 77562917 77844937 85125417
75287400 79035763 79097652 77564104 77881070 85140365
75533408 79040084 79098797 77565520 77884239 85147280
75579202 79040475 79101128 77567167 77895099 8515S517
75744:54 79040476 77179448 77572686 77895207 85211268
76057578 79041091 77188037 77580660 77895269 85212650
76082916 79042850 77193795 77583283 77895293 85226033
76257209 79043752 77247390 77583622 77900673 85233504
76257214 79048466 77247410 77587896 77907177 85274S78
76280138 77145299 77255368 77599450 77916308 85277129
76367838 79051816 77255412 77599527 77916367 85279217
76436472 79052056 77262308 77608167 77921620 85280449
78387735 79054089 77280522 77622960 77937223 8528iai7
76524487 79056205 77280641 77636810 77952581 85284655
76541:83 79059982 77280673 77640303 77955711 8529 U6l
76611032 79060492 77281629 77642812 77958310 85303039
76631629 79061374 77281689 77671821 85018200 85309224
76633533 79061393 77336093 77672106 85018632 85324864
76647427 79062007 77338177 77676303 85019594 85331501
76659205 79062008 77338251 77680708 85019967 85348144
76659206 79062358 77361628 77681332 85021450 85358097
76660566 79064805 77368846 77681986 85042684 85373207
78561337 79067871 77369044 77682103 85044444 85374195
76683450 79068808 77369075 77682592 85046223 85406790
76686970 79069238 77370385 77686783 85054099 85408842
76686971 79071045 77379713 77691338 85054473 85411589
76686972 79074241 77389542 77691870 85055658 85419791
7866C877 77152382 77390041 77700255 85056795 85435479
78715485 77159783 77414357 77701442 85067015 85436920
78755825 77160204 77427904 77703710 85077668 85442080
78888140 79077633 77446699 77712919 85077808 85453952
77013805 79079083 77448019 77725570 85077823 85455255
77013813 79086323 77471331 77784039 85082537 85466640
79010669 79086750 77478373 77787374 85084575 85477766
77060188 79090088 77478546 77805564 85102622 85486661
7708C008 79090095 77478580 77825511 85102651 85492402
77082:18 79091734 77483212 77832449 85107122 85492414
77097804 79091797 77537765 77834117 85107249

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Commissioner for Trademarks


P.O. Box 1451
Alexandria. VA 22313-1451
wvw.uspto.gov

January 23,2012

Mr. Bang Shi


102 Lindencrest Court
Sugar Land, TX 77479-5201

DearMr. Shia;

Thisletter is to inform you that,for the reasons set forth below, the United States Patent and
Trademark Office (USPTO) isconsidering excluding you from participation as acorre-spondenl
or domestic representativein any trademark matters before the USPTO.

The USPTO'srecords indicate that you havebeen involved withmore than 230trademark
applications or registrations. Specifically, these applications and registrations, which belong to
various entities and individuals other than yourself, list you asthe correspondent End/or domestic
representative. Inaddition, an e-mail address containing your name istypically provided inthese
applications and registrations for purposes ofcorrespondence. In some instances your signature
appears in the application record. A listofrelevant application serial numbers isattached and is
current upto December 2011. Please notethatanyother relevant applications filed
subsequently, or otherwise notincluded on the attached list, are also subject tothe actions
described below.

Although USPTO records show that you are a registered patent agent, the USPTO has round no
indication thatyou areanattorney authorized to practice before theUSPTO in trademark
matters. Furthemiorc, your relationship to these various applicants and registrants isunclear,
which calls into question the purpose ofdirecting all application-related correspondence to you.
The circumstances suggest that youarepreparing trademark filings tobe submitted to the
USPTO or are otherwise acting on behalfof applicants in connection with thereferenced
applications. Ifso, these actions may constitute the unauthorized practice of trademark law
before the USPTO. S'ee37C.F.R. 11.5(b)(2), 11.14;TMEP 608.'
Therefore, you are hereby provided 14 calendar days to show cause why the USPTO should not
cease use ofyour contact infomiation for correspondence and prohibit participation by you as a
conespondent ordomestic representative in any trademark cases before the USPTO. Any such
showing should include evidence for each case that demonstrates the legitimacy ofusing your
contact information forpurposes of correspondence relating to trademark matters.

' Please note ihai 'TMEP" identifies the Trademark Manual ofExamining Procedure (8tli cd.), available online at
http:/Aess2.uspto.gov/tmdb/troep/.
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Your response must be received atthe follovk'mg address on or before the close ofbusiness on
February6,2012.

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


Trademark Petition Office
Attn: Mr. Charles G. Joyner
600 Dulany Street, Madison East 4A85
Alexandria, VA.22314

The failure to deliver your response on orbefore the end ofthe 14-day period will result in the
aforementioned actionsby the USPTO.

Sincerely,

Deborah S. Cohn
Commissioner for Trademarks

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Attachment - ApplicationSerial NumbersAssociated with Bang Shia

73799789 77098544 79092457 77550978 77836647 85118180


75137968 77112536 79097246 77562917 77844937 85125417
75287400 79035763 79097652 77564104 77881070 85140365
75533408 79040084 79098797 77565520 77884239 85147280
75579202 79040475 79101128 77567167 77895099 85158517
75744)54 79040476 77179448 77572686 77895207 8521:268
76057578 79041091 77188037 77580660 77895269 85212650
76082916 79042850 77193795 77583283 77895293 85226033
76257209 79043752 77247390 77583622 77900673 85233504
76257214 79048466 77247410 77587896 77907177 8527^878
76280138 77145299 77255368 77599450 77916308 85277129
76367838 79051816 77255412 77599527 77916367 85279217
76436472 79052056 77262308 77608167 77921620 8528C449
78387735 79054089 77280522 77622960 77937223 85281817
76524487 79056205 77280641 77636810 77952581 85284655
76541183 79059982 77280673 77640303 77955711 85291161
76611032 79060492 77281629 77642812 77958310 85303039 '
76631629 79061374 77281689 77671821 85018200 85309224
76633533 79061393 77336093 77672106 85018632 85324864
76647427 79062007 77338177 77676303 85019594 85331501
76659205 79062008 77338251 77680708 85019967 85348144
766592D6 79062358 77361628 77681332 85021450 85358097
76660556 79064805 77368846 77681986 85042684 85373207
78561337 79067871 77369044 77682103 85044444 85374195
76683450 79068808 77369075 77682592 85046223 85406790
76686970 79069238 77370385 77686783 85054099 85408842
76686971 79071045 77379713 77691338 85054473 85411589
76686972 79074241 77389542 77691870 85055658 85419791
78660877 77152382 77390041 77700255 85056795 85435479
78715485 77159783 77414357 77701442 85067015 85436920
78755825 77160204 77427904 77703710 85077668 85442080
78888140 79077633 77446699 77712919 85077808 85453952
77013805 79079083 77448019 77725570 85077823 85455255
770138:3 79086323 77471331 77784039 85082537 85466640
79010669 79086750 77478373 77787374 85084575 85477766
77060188 79090088 77478546 77805564 85102622 85486661
77080008 79090095 77478580 77825511 85102651 85492402
77082118 79091734 77483212 77832449 85107122 85492414
77097804 79091797 1 77537765 77834117 85107249

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iTMiTPn STATES Patent and trademark office


Officeof EnrollmentandDbciplwe

DEC 5 ?:v/
/-^cptifiphmait. lott SS-e>i>
return RECEIPT REQUBSTED
Sugar Land, TX 77479-5201

pfrsonal and confidential


Re: FileNo.G2051

Etear Mr. Shia;

On November 82012, the Office ofEnrollment and Discipline rewiwd


information regiding anumber oftrademarlc mattere where you
behalfofan applicant/owner when you were not authorized to do so under 37 C.F.R. .
and TMEP 611.01(c).

It is important for you to understand that the issuance ofthis letterme^ ttat the information
concerdng you was initially screened to eliminate individuals over whom this Office h^ no
Ssdtoion, and maticrs that do not invoNe or
Disciolinarv Rules ofthe United States Patent and Trademark Office ( USPTO or Office i
Code ofProfessional Responsibility. Based upon the information cureently available to us, it
fractions demonst^te conduct that may have violated the Disciplinary Rules.
It is the oblieatior ofthis office to develop all relevam information, including that
information which may justify or exonerate the actions ofaregistered practitioner or mitipte
the seriousness ofany violations that may have occurred. Your information and commente
may rwult in adecision to dismiss the matter. However, smcc the initial screemng did not
eliiLatc the grievance, you may wish to retain or consult with counsel before submitting a
Statement of your position.

We are conducting an impartial and unbiased investigation pursuam to 37 C.F.R. 11.22


based on the information we received. In that regard, we will attempt 'o I'f
in your response ".usi as we do writh the information provided to us. For this reason, ^d
because aregistcied practitioner could be subject to discipline for making amaterially false
statemern or deliberately failing to disclose amaterial fact in connection with adisciplmao-
matter (see 37 C.F.R. 10.23(b)(4), 10.23(b)(5) and 10.23(d)), you should accurately set
forth your factual statements.
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The alleged facts presently under consideration are as follows:


A.) You are an agent registered to practice before the Office in patent matters and
have -.he registration number 57,568.
B.) You not licensed to practice law in any jurisdiction within the United Slates.
C.) You are not permitted to practice before the Office in non-patent matters under
37 C.F.R. 11.14(b).
D.) On January 23,2012, the Commissioner for Trademarks issued yo j aShow
Cause Requirement Riving you The opportunity to Show cause the USPTO
should not cease use of your contact information for correspondence inany
trademark matter before the USPTO. This action was taken based upon more
than 230 trademark applications orregistrations which belonged to various
entities other than you, and listed you as the correspondent and/or domestic
representative. (A copy ofwhich is attached hereto and incorporated by
reference herein as Exhibit A)
E) Under 37 C.F.R. 2.193 Trademark

correspondence
*
and signature
*
requirements:
(c) Requirements for electronic signature. Aperson signing adocument
electronically must:
(1) Personally enter any combination ofletters, numbers, spaces and/or
punctuation marks that he or she has adopted as a signature, placed
between two forward slash ("/") symbols in the signature block on the
electronic submission; or
(2) Sign the verified statement using some other form ofelectronic
signature specified by the Director.
(d) Signatory must be identified. The name ofthe person who signs a
documentin connection with a trademark application,registration, or
proceeding before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board must beset
forth in printed ortyped form immediately below or adjacent tothe
signature, or identified elsewhere in thefiling (e.g., in a cover letter or
other document that accompaniesthe filing). (Emphasis added).
F.) TMEP 611.01 (c) Signature ofDocuments filed Electronically states:
All documents must be personally signed. 37 C.F.R. 2.193(aXl), (c)(1),
11.18(a). The person(s) identified as the signatory must manually enter the
elements of the electronic signature. Anotherperson (e.g., paralegal, legal
assistant, or secretary) may not sign the name of a qualified practitioner or
other auAorized signatory. See In re Dermahose Inc.^ 82 USPQ2d 1793
(TTAB 2007;,- In re Cowan^ 18 USPQ2d 1407 (Comm'r Pats. 1990).Just as
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signing the name ofanother person on paper does not serve as the signature of
the person whose name is written, typing the electronic signature ofanother
person is not avalid signature by that person.
G.) In your response, dated January 27,2012, (a copy ofwhich is attached hereto and
incorporated by reference herein as Exhibit B) to the Show Cause issued by the
Commissioner for Trademarks, you stated atpage 3,that:
The truth is for foreign applicants, itis the local services that help prepared (sic)
all papers to be filed to foreign countries (such as US, Russian, Japan, etc.). Local
services help applicants to make ready-to-file papers (including drawing,
translation from Chinese to different languages and customization to foreign filing
requirements). T.ncal TW/CN services will not have US representatives to share
the work in preparing official papers as well as the profits. (Underscoring in
original). .
H.) It is assumed by virtue of your statement as quoted above that the "local services
are not provided to foreign applicant/owners by those who meet the definition of
being authorized to practice before the Office as defined in 37 C.F.R. 11.5. This
assumption is based upon the idea that ifthe providers ofsuch "local services" were
authorized todo so, they would then file the various papers themselves rather than
go through, what may seem to be an apparent charade of, an applicant'owner
facially filing pro se and then appointing you merely for acorrespondence address
or domestic representative.
I.) By your statement, it would then eonear that you admit to knowing that the
applications or papers filed by yotrwere prepared by a"local service' which did not
employ and utilize the services ofsomeone authorized to practice before the Office.
J.) Any practitioner would be aiding in the unauthorized practice oflaw before the
Office whenever he was acting on behalt ot an applicant/owner in anycapacity,
knowing that the application was drafted, or otherwise services were rendered, by
someone not authorized to do so in nontraventioc iif 37 C.F.R. 11.5.
K.y Additionally, in that same response, you also stated that:
All Trademark papers, sent to the USPTO by the undersigned, prepared
byforeign Applicants at their local residences inTaiwan or China, as
evidenced bytheattached files. (Emphasis in original).
L.) One ofthe "files'* attached included a document dated December 5,2011, that
appears tobear a fax designation on the top indicating "Dec. 05,2011 16:42 P3."
(Copy of "Power oi US Representative for Trademark Amendment Filing*' is
attached hereto and incorporated by reference as Exhibit C).

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M) It purports to have "authorized Dr. Banger Shia with legal authority to bind
applicant (sic) to file on Applicant's behalphe following amendment, upon whom
notice or process in the proceedings affecting the mark may be served.
(Underscoring inoriginal).
N.) The electronic file for serial number 79,101428 reflects the response to the
Office Action for Trademark Application Serial Number 79,101,128 containing a
signature ofCai Mei Yue. (Copy ofResponse to Office Action attached hereto and
incorporated by reference as Exhibit D).
0.) That document appearsUo be from you or at least your computer in Sugarland,
Texas.
P.) Accordingly, this investigation has afocus, inter allay whether or hot you, rather
than the applicant/owner, filed this document on December 7,2011. hwas only on
that dale that you were added for correspondence purposes to the application, which
was purportedly filed by the applicant/owner.
Q.) By the appearance that you filed the Change of Correspondence Address at the
same tims as you filed the Responses to Office action, even ifyou did not draft
them, we are also investigating whether you may havp assistPcHomgongin tiie-
unauthorized practice oflaw, and also may have filie^Apl^adJng in violation ofthe
rules cited above, in paragraphJF-,4iM^i^mgfilectionically, namely:
37 C.F.R. 2.193(a)(l), (c)(1), and 11.18(a). (Copy of"Change of
Correspondence Address" from the electronic file for serial number 79,101,128 is
attached hereto and incorporated byreference asExhibit E).
R.) Another of the "files" attached to your response to the Show Cause Requirement
included a "Statement of Use" dated December 30,2010 and executed by"Tseng,
Ming-Yi" as "Chairman" of"Yea Jann Industrial Co.. LTD" For Trademark
Application Serial No. 77/955,711. (Copy of"Statement ofUse" attached to your
response dated January 27,2012, is attached hereto and incorporated by reference
as Exhibit F).
S.) The statement ofuse that was filed electronically in serial number 77/955,711, as
well as the application itself (which bears the electronic signature of"Cherng
Yang" as Director), appears to have been also filed from a computer inthe U.S. -
Sugarland, Texas. The investigation then, inter alia, will focus on whether you
filed the statementjjf use and the applicauon m serial-opmber 77/955,711.
T.) Ittherefore appears that the Statement ofUse in Trademark Application Serial
Number 77/955,711, provided by youJn^spQnss to theShow CausLieauirpment,
was RctilUed by the aoolicant/owner, but rather by you.
U.) Assumin^^ou filed both the ApplicaUpn, and Statement of Use in Trademark
Api)iiesft:on Serial Numbr77/955,711, Oven if you did not draft them, you would
then appear to have as^iste^ someon^in the unauthorized practice oflaw, and also

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filed a contrary to the rules cited above, in paragraph F, for signing


electronically, namely: 37 C.F.R. 2.193(a)(l), (c)(1), and 11.18(a).
V.) Another ofthe "files" attached to your response to Show Cause dated January
27.2QJ2. was adocument captioned "Authorization ofElectronic Signature
Statement ofUse" in serial number 77/691,338. (Copy of"Authorization of
Electronic Signature Statement ofUse" is attached hereto and incorporated by
reference as Exhibit G).
W) In accordance with 37 C.F.R. 2.193 and TMEP 611.01(c). the use ofExhibit G
is not permitted in defiance.ptlhQSS regakfimsats. and to do so may be a
violation of(jSPTO Disciplinary Rules and statutes.
In view of the information available. OED is concerned about whether there has been a
violation ofone or more of the following USPTO Disciplinary Rules and statutes:
37 C.F.R. 10.23 (a) and (b)(1), (4), (5), (6); 10.23 (a) and (b) through 10.23 (cX2)(ii);
13.23 (d); 10.47; 10.77 (a); 10.89 (a), (c)(6): 37 C.F.R. 11.18; and 18 U.S.C. 1001:
In your response to this letter, it is requested:
1 Ifyou dispute any ofthe facts and/or statements as set forth above in paragraphs A
through W. please state with particularity and specificity the facts that you dispute
and state the corresponding facts and/or statements which you contend are accurate
and provide any and all explanations sunounding your contention. Also please
provide any documentation upon which you shall rely in support ofthose
contentions. /
2. Did you file any ofthe applications, or any documents, for the applicant/owner m
any ofthe listed applications appended to the show cause requirement dated
January 12,2012? Specifically, what papers did you file in serial numbers
77/691,338,77/955,711 and 79,101,128?
3. Please explain your procedure in accepting employment on behalfoftrademark
applicant/owners in general and these two referred-to applicant/owners ("Yea Jaim
Industrial Co., LTD." in Trademark Application Serial Number 77/955,711 and Cai
Mei Yue in Trademark Application Serial Number 79/101,128), in particular, with
specific attention to how the engagement was perfected - by vmting, verbally or by
what Other means?
4. Please identify the client by whom you were engagedand from who you were paid
for the services rendered in connection with Trademark Application Serial Numbers
77/691,338,77/955,711, and 79/101,128 and make your explanation thorough and
expliciUy identify the that client by name, address and all contact information and

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include all written communications had between you and that client particularly if
the client is other than the named applicant/owner.
5 Please identify the client who retained/hired you for all of the applications attached
to the Show Cause dated January 23,2012, especially ifthe client is other than the
namedapplicant/owner.
6 For each client in all ofthe applications attached to the Show Cause dated January
23 2012 explain, especially ifthe client is other than the named applicant/owner,
how yoii were first employed, the terms ofthe employment, to include, but not
limited to, the amount charged and by whom the fees were to be paid, and the
nature ofthe services you were employed to render.
7. Please provide any writings, agreements, and/or contracts, ifany, entered between
you and the client(s), especially ifthe client is other than the named
applicant/owner. Ifthere was no writing, please explain why not and explain the
nature, terms and extent ofthe agreement between you ^d the diem and when the
terms were conveyed and agreed-upon between the parties.
8 For each client, especially ifthe client is other than the applicant/owner, mentioned
above in the list ofapplications attached to the Show Cause Requirement, please
provide acopy ofall writings, from whatever source sent to and received from, that
document any aspect ofthe employment, and acopy ofall indicia ofpayments you
received for rendering the service you disclosed in the Inquiry #2, above. In
responding to this request you should provide acopy ofyour ledgers, deposit
records, bank account statements and any other financial records you may have
maintained for those clients.

The OED Director will make no determination for disposition of this matter until you have
been afforded an opportunity to fully state your position with respect thereto withiiuhifls
(30) days ofthe date ofthis letter. This is your opportunity pursuant to 5U.S.C. 558(c), if
appropriate, to demonstrate that you are in, or have come into, compliance with the USPTO
Code ofProfessional Responsibility. Ifwe do not hear from you within thirty (30) days from
the date ofthis letter, but no later than close ofbusine on January 7.2013. >mtess you have
requested in writing an extension oftime vnthin which to respond founded upon agood
we can proceed to make adetermination for the appropriate disposition on the basis of
the infnm.i.i;nn and material contained in our file with due consideration to an* failwe to
respond to this request as it may fall under Bender v. Dudas, 490 F.3d 1361 (2007).
' "His failure to respond to those questions in any meaningful way hindered the PTO's investigation. We
therefore concludc that substantial evidence demonstrates that Bender engaged in evasive conduct prejudicial to
the PTO's investigation, and we see no basis to overturn the PTO's determination thai Bender violated
37 C.F.R. 10.23(b)(5r. Id. at 1368.

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However, the OED Director would certainly prefer to have the benefit ofyour position
before ""UnE adetermination as any failure to respond frustrates, or at least hinders, the
investigation into your conduct. Further, you should be aware that an adverse inference may
be drawn from a fwlure on your part to respond and rebut or dispute evidence or mformation
provided and relied upon. See, Baxter v. Palmigiano, 425 U.S. 308,96 S.Q. 1551,47
L.Ed.2d 810 (1976).^
Please also note that new provisions ofthe Uahy-Smith America Invents Act (AlA) and, in
particular, the amendments to 35 U.S.C. 32 may limh OED's flexibility in granting
extensions oftime. In view ofthe AlA's amendment of35 U.S.C. 32, the USPTO is
adding to 37 C.F.R. 11.34 anew subsection (e) in recognition that Ae new one-year period
ofthe statute oflimitations may require the filing ofacomplaint against apractitioner in
circumstances where the matter might be resolved with additional time to conduct further
investigation or for the Office and practitioner to discuss an appropriate resolution ol the
matter. In appropriate circumstances such as these, OED intends to utilize such tolling
agreements. Under 37 C.F.R. 11.34(e), the one-year period for filing acomplaint under
37 C.F. R. 11.34(d) wall be tolled ifthe practitioner and the OED Director agree in wnting
to such tolling. Accordingly, apractitioner who voluntarily enters into atolling agreement
may avoid the quick filing ofacomplaint and subsequent litigation. Ifyou believe that this
matter is appropriate for atolling ofthe statute oflimitations, please state your reasons in
your reply.

If you have any questions, you or your counsel should not hesitate to contact this office.
Please address your reply to Mail Stop OED. U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, P.O. Box
1450, Alexandria, Virginia 22313-1450. Please refer to the file number appearing above in the
heading of your response.

Respectfully,

^DhnC. Broderick.
'staffAttorney
Office of Enrollment and Disciplme

^"Thus, aside from the privilege against compelled self-incrimination, the Court has consistently
rccognized that in proper circumstances silence in the face ofaccusation is arelevant fact not barred from
evidence by the Dae Process Clause." Id. at319,96 S.Ct. at 1558. (Emphasis added).

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Enclosures: Exhibit A. List ofTrademark applications attached to Show Cause.


Exhibit B. Response dated January 27,2012.
Exhibit C. Power of US Representative for Trademark Amendment Filing.
Exhibit D. Response toOffice Action inserial number 79,101,128.
Exhibit E. Change ofCorrespondence Address" from the electronic file for
serial number 79,101,128.
Exhibit F. Statement of Use in serial number 77/955,711 attached to response
dated January 27,2012.
Exhibit 0. Authorization of Electronic Signature Statement of Uss in serial;
number 77/691,338 attached to response dated January 27,2012.

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1iMiTgn RTATFij PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE


Officeof Ekrollmen randDiscipune

JAN 2 5 2013

CERTIFIED -2.
mEtoS court return RECEiPT'aQUESTED
Sugar Land, TX 77479-5201

P-RSONAL ANn CONFtnENTIAL


Rfi:FileNo.G208l
Practitioner: Bang-er Shia

SECOND REQUEST FOR INFORMATION AND EVIDENCE UNDER 37 CJ.R.


11.22(F)

Dear Mr. Shia:

On November 8,2012. the Office ofEnrollment and Discipline ("OED") received


information contained in both aShow Cause issued by the Commissioner for
dated January 23,2012, and your response to that Show Cause, dated January ^7,2012,
regarding anumber ofTrademark matters. You allegedly filed papers on behaifofan
owner/applicant when you were not authori^ to a c t
37 C.F.R.11.5, and were not allowed to file/sign under 37 C.F.R. 2.193 T.
611 01(c). OED then initiated this investigation on November 13,2012, mfile "^^er
0-2081 Dursuant to 37 C.F.R. 11.22. Based upon the information contamed aiboth the
SowcSId by the Colissioner for Trademarks dated January 23,2012 and your
response to that Show Cause, dated January 27,2012, OED made aRequest For Information
("RFI") dated December 5,2012.
In that request you were told that "tw]e are conducting an impartial and unbi^ed
investigation pursuant to 37 C.F.R. 11.22 based on the mformauon we received. The
information OED received on November 8,2012. was the Show Cause <ss"ed to you and
your response to it. The Show Cause itselfand the actions that may be taken by the
Lmmissioner for Trademarks that may result from your response are outside the jurisdiction
and purview ofthis office. But the actions alleged and the response made by you appear to
be within the exclusive disciplinary jurisdiction ofOED. The
orescnted in the Show Cause and your response thereto are the subject ofthe investigation.
TOs inquiry is well within the statute oflimitations for such adisciplinary investigation as
first coming to the attention ofOED in November 2012.
In your reply dated December 8,2012, you failed to respond to any ofthe reqaests for
infLation tendered to you by RFl dated December 5,2012. Instead, you filed what you
have termed as a"Motion to Dismiss Request for Information/Lvidence and asserted 23
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numbered paragraphs in support ofthat Motion. As paragraphs 1,2,4,5,6,8,10,12, all


deal with your objections in some fashion or another to the Show Cause, they will not be
addressed. This isbecause the Show Cause itself has no relevance to this investigation other
than the truthfulness of the facts that are contained therein and your response as itaddressed
the conduct which was asserted inthe Show Cause. The facts stated in the initial RFl, at
letters Athrough W, (now Ithrough XX below) constitute what is currently understood by
OED. The questions based upon those asserted facts were posed in the RFI at questions
numbered 1through 7 and are the focus ofthis investigation. Therefore only those
paragraphs in your reply dated December 8,2012, that address the RFI will be responded to
herein:

A. Your paragraph 3 asserts that OED lacks jurisdiction "to hear non-patent matter
over ;hc undersigned." That issue was addressed infacts inthe initial RFI
assened atparagraphs A, B, C, (now I, II, and III as renumbered below) and that
both you personally as a registered practitioner as well as the disciplinar>'
investigation ofpossible misconduct fall under the authority ofthe OED Director
as set forth in 35 U.S.C. 2(b)(2)(D) by 37 C.F.R. 11.2(b)(4).
B. Your paragraph 7 asserts that "the Request fails the statute oflimitations." At
page 7ofthe RFI your attention was called to "the AIA's amendment of
35 U.S.C. 32, [and asa consequence] the USPTO is adding to 37 C.F.R. 11.34
a new subsection (e) in recognition that the new one-year period of the statute of
limitations may require the filing ofa complaint against a practitioner..." Itis
again noted that the information upon which this investigation was initiated was
brought to the attention ofOED on November 8,2012, and therefore iswell
within the one year statute of limitations established by the Americs Invents Act.
C. You appear to assert the Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution in your
paragraph 9when you state "that the Request is unconstitutional, impinging on
theFifth Amendment." If you arc truly asserting a Fifth Amendment privilege,
please do so in response to each question individually so your reliance upon such
a privilege claim may be specifically identified and recognized toward e.xactly
that question for which it is asserted. Itisimportant for you to identify exactly
which facts are alleged to be privileged under the Fifth Amendment. As youwere
notified at page 6 of the RFI, "anadverse inference may be drawn from a failure
on your part to respond and rebut ordispute evidence or information provided and
relied upon. See, Baxter v. Palmigiano, 425 U.S. 308,96S.Ct. 1551,47 L.Ed.2d
810 (1976)."'
' "Thus, aside from the privilege against compelled seir-incrimination, the Court has consisterlly
recognized that in proper circumstanccs silence in the face ofaccusation isa relevant fact not barred from
evidence bythe Due Process Clause." Id.at 319,96 S.Ct. at 1558. (Emphasis added).

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D. Contrary to your assertion at your paragraph 11, the RFI does not state anything
that would call into question arightful appointment to act as a"foreign
correspondent" as you call it, but more accurately as a"Domestic Representative"
appointed under 37 C.F.R. 2.24. The subject ofthe inquiry is not your
designation as adomestic representative and your ability to act as the local
correspondence address for aforeign applicant, but rather your actions that may
qualify as the practice of law as stated in the RFI and defined in
37 C.F.R. 11.14 (b) and the possible improper electronic signature.
E. At paragraph 13 of your December 8,2012 letter, you submit that the RFI
"uncon-stitutionally denies the legality ofaPower ofAttorney and the rights ofan
Attomey-in-fact." OED maintains that the RFI, and the investigation, does
nothing to affect avalid power ofattorney, rather OED is focused upon conduct
that may be prohibited by the Disciplinary Rules of the United States Patent and
Trademark Office Code ofProfessional Responsibility with particular attention to
those facts that might comprise the unauthorized practice oflaw and the possible
improper electronic signature.
F. You have asserted at your paragraph 14 that the RFI "unconstitutionally denies or
questions the legality ofan electronic signature, violating US Federal law ESIGN
(US Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce) Act." OED
contends that your assertion is incorrect in that the RFI does not question the legal
effect or enforceability ofthe electronic signatures under question, rather OED is
investigating the authenticity ofthose signatures affixed electronically.
ESIGN Act, 15 use 7001(a), states that the purpose ofthe act is:
(a) In general

Notwithstanding any statute, regulation, or other rule oflaw [other than


this subchapter and subchapter II ofthis chapter), with respect to any
transaction in or affecting interstate or foreign commerce
(1) asignature, contract, or other record relating to such transaction may
not be denied legal effect, validity, or enforceability solely because itis in
electronic form; and
(2) acontract relating to such transaction may not be denied legal effect,
validity, orenforceability solely because an electronic signature or
electronic record was used in its formation.

Thus, the ESIGN Act protects the validity ofan c-signcd document assuming itis
a validly signed version ofthe document tendered electronically. The exceptions
under thestatute confirm thevalidity of USPTO regulation imposing the strictures

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that require the applicant to be the signer electronically ofthe document. The
statute sets forth, that:

15 use 7001(b) Preservation ofrights and obligations


Thissubchapter does not

(1) limit, alter, or otherwise affect any requirement imposed by astatute,


regulation, or rule oflaw relating to the rights and obligations ofpersons
under such statute, regulation, or rule oflaw other than a requirement that
contracts orother records bewritten, signed, or in nonelectronic form.
As such, the requirements imposed by 37 C.F.R. 2.193 addressing Trademark
correspondence and signature requirements and TMEP 611.01(c) Signature of
Documents filed Electronically are essentially approved. Those requirements are
not altered nor even affected by the enactment upon which you rely as a basis for
refusing to respond to OED*s request for information in an investigation into the
authenticity ofthe electronically affixed signatures on the Trademark applications
in question.
G. Your paragraph 15 states that: "the Request is overruled, continued in prosecution
for the vacated Show Cause violating due process." By that, OED understands
that you contend the Show Cause is vacated and therefore no longer subject to
action. Without venturing anopinion about the validity of thatargument, it begs
the issue herein presented through the investigation ofyour conduct before the
Office. As statedabove, OED has no input nor interest in the result of the Show
Cause, rather our concern lies with the conduct alleged and your response thereto
as a foundation for initiating this investigation.
H. To the extent that your paragraphs 16 and 17 reiterate, in merely another form, the
matters addressed in your paragraphs 3and 7, they were answered inparagraphs
A and B above and those paragraphs should be read as if fully restatsd herein in
response to your paragraphs 16 and 17.
I. You appear to raise the issue ofadmissibility into evidence ofcertain matters that
you claim are "self-incriminating from athird person" in your paragraph 18. You
fail to specify to which "admissions" you refer, but itis ofno consideration at this
stage ofthe investigation, which is to fairly investigate all facts that may sunround
the issue presented asthe unauthorized practice of non-patent law before the
Office and possible deceitful misconduct in improperly signingdocuments
submitted electronically to the Office. Should you contend that any so-called
"admission" by a "third party" is inadmissible, it should be raised with
particularity ina response tothe RFl, but may not be relied upon as a valid reason

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to fail to respond. OED would assert the evidentiary position that any
"admission" ofa"self-incriminating "nature from athird party, or anyone for tot
matter, is an admission against interest and thus admissible as an exception to the
hearsay rule. . , , .
J Your paragraph 19 alludes to 37 C.F.R. 11.5 and asserts that the RFl is
"unconstitutionally self-incriminating against the Office" and in violation ofthat
rule It escapes this w^riter how an RFl may be "self-incriminating against the
Office" and how any RFl may run afoul ofthat rule. 37 C.F.R. 11.5 merely
defines what constitutes practice before the Office and establishes the register of
oatent agents and attorneys entitled to practice in patent matters. Insofar as it
contains asubsection, (b)(2). which defines the specific "Practice before the
Office in trademark matters" that section comprises one basis for this
investigation into whether or not you are authorized to practice before the Office
in trademark because you are not alicensed attorney regardless ofwhether or not
you may have signed any documents improperly.
K. At your paragraph 20 you appear to assert attorney -client privilege when you are
L Paragraph 21 ofyour letter again raises the alleged inadmissibility o: hearsay
evidence which has been addressed above in paragraph 1, and that paragraph
should be read as iffully restated herein in response to paragraph 21.
MAt your paragraph 22 you state "that alleged facts and Exhibits in the Request are
unconstitutionally induced under compulsory;" (sic).With due respect, the
sentence appears incomplete and does not lend itselfto an understanding ofany
argument that might support arefusal to respond to the RFl.
N Finally at your paragraph 23, you assert that the "inferences and alleged facts
presented in the Request are circumstantial, insufficient to establish probable
cause against the undersigned." The nature ofthe "facts" as you contend is what
is requested ofyou to explain and at this time there is no burden ofproofother
than the basis for undertaking this investigation under 37 C.F.R. 11.22(a). The
ofwhether ornot probable cause exists, ifthat is the opinion ofthe
OED Director and he seeks the decision ofthe Committee on Discipline ("COD")
under 37 C.F.R. 11.22(h)(3), will fall to the COD as provided for under
37 C.F.R. 11.23(b).

The initial Request for Information dated December 5,2012, is renewed and restated herein
with the recommendation that you respond with complete candor and specifici:y. To fail to
respond would compel the OED Director to make adetermination based upon the facts
currently known through the records available, the contentions in the Show Cause that may
not be My or effectively explained or refuted in your answer, and any facts and admissions
contained within that answer. Acontinued failure to fully respond may also expose you to an
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footnote 2.

For convenience the facts currently under consideration are restated more succinctly and
renumbered from the initial RFl asfollows:
1. You are en agent registered to practice before the Office in patent matters and have
11 YOT^i^1Io?iicens^'to practicelawinanyjurisdiction within the United States.
III". You are not permitted to practice before the Office in non-patent matters under
37 C F R n.l4 (b).
IV On January 23,2012, the Commissioner for Trademarks issued you aShow Cause
Requiremern giving you the opportunity to show cause why the USPTO should not
ce^e use ofyour contact information for correspondence in any trademark matter
before the USPTO. This action was taken based upon more than 230 trademark
applications or registrations which belonged to various entities other than you, and
listed you as the correspondent and/or domestic representative. (A copy ofwhich is
attached hereto and incorporated by reference herein as Exhibit A)
V Under 37 C.F.R. 2.193 Trademark correspondence and signature requirements are
to be personally affixed by the person making that representation to the Office and
identified as who they purport to be. ^ . -.l
VI TMEP 611 01(c) reiterates, with even greater particularity and explanation with
citations, the'requiremern set forth in 37 C.F.R. 2.193, that all documems must be
VII STyoufrMpo^' ! dated January27,2012, (acopy ofwhich without attachments is
attached hereto and incorporated by reference herein as Exhibit B) to the Show
Cause issued by the Commissioner for Trademarks, you stated at page 3, that;
The truth is for foreign applicants, it is the local services that help prepared (sic)
all papers to be filed to foreign countries (such as US, Russian, Japan, etc.). Local
services help applicants to make ready-to-file papers (including drawing,
translation from Chinese to different languages and customization to foreign filing
requirements), t nMl TW/CN services will not have US representatives to share
ihe work in DrpnarinB ofTicial papers aswell as the profits. (Underscoring in
original).

Vill. Additionally, in that same response, you also stated that:

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All Trademark papers, sent to the USPTO by the undersigned, prepared


byforeign Applicants at their local residences in Taiwan orChina, as
evidenced by the attached files. (Emphasis inoriginal).
IX. One ofthe "files" attached included a document dated December 5,2011, that
appears to bear afax designation on the top indicating "Dec. 05,2011 16:42 P3,"
below which is written "79,101,128." (Copy of"Power ofUS Representative for
Trademark Amendment Filing" isattached hereto and incorporated byreference as
Exhibit C).
X. It purports to have "authorized Dr. Banaer Shia with legal authority to bind
applicant to file on Applicant's behalf the following amendment, upon whom notice
or process in the proceedings affecting the mark may be served." (Underscoring in
original).
XI. The electronic file for serial number 79,101,128 reflects theresponse to Office
Action as containing the response signature ofCai Mei Yue. (Copy ofResponse to
Office Action attached hereto and incorporated by reference as Exhibit D).
XII. That document appears to be from you or at least your computer in Sugarland,
Texas.
XIII. Accordingly, this investigation has a focus, inter alia, whether ornot you, rather
than the applicant/owner, filed this document on December 7,2011. Itwas only on
that date that you were added for correspondence purposes to the application, which
was purportedly filed by the applicant/owner.
XIV. By the fact that it appears that you filed the Change of Correspondence Address at
the same time as you filed the Responses to Office action, even if you didnot draft
them, you appear to have assisted someone inthe unauthorized practice of law, and
also filed a pleading in violation of the rules cited above, in paragraph F, for signing
electronically, namely: 37C.F.R. 2.193(a)(1), (c)(1), and 11.18(a). (Copy of
"Change of Correspondence Address" from the electronic file for serial number
79,101,128 is attached hereto and incorporated by reference as Exhibi: E).
XV. Another of the "files" attached to your response to the Show Cause Requirement
includeda document dated December 30,2010, that appears to be a "Statement of
Use" executed by "Tseng, Ming-Yi" as "Chairman" of "Yea Jann Industrial Co.,
LTD." (Copy of "Statement of Use" inserial number 77/955,711 attached toyour
response dated January 27, 2012, is attached hereto and incorporated by reference
as Exhibit F).
XVI. The statement of use that was filed electronically in serial number 77/955,711, as
well as the application itself(which bears theelectronic signature of "Chemg
Yang' as Director), appears tohave been also filed from a computer inthe U.S.
Sugarland. Texas. The investigation then, inter alia, will focus onwhether you filed
the statement of use and the application in serial number 77/955,711.

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XVII. It therefore appears that the Statement of Use in serial number 77/955,711,
provided by you in response tothe Show Cause requirement, was not filed by the
applicant, but rather by you.
XVIII. By the fact that it appears that you filed both the Application, and Statement of Use
in serial number 77/955,711, even if you did not draft them, you appear to have
assisted someone in the unauthorized practice of law, and also filed a pleading in
violation ofthe rules cited above, in paragraph F, for signing electronically,
namely: 37 C.F.R. 2.193(a)(1), (c)(1), and 11.18(a).
XIX. Another of the "flies" attached to your response to Show Cause dated January
27,2012. was a document caplioned "Authorization of Electronic Signature
Statement of Use" in serial number 77/691,338. (Copy of "Authorization of
Electronic Signature Statement of Use" is attached hereto and incorporated by
reference as Exhibit G).
XX. In accordance with 37 C.F.R. 2.193 and TMEP 611.01(c), the use of Exhibit G is
notpermitted in defiance of those requirements, and to do so may be a violation of
USPTO Disciplinary Rules and statutes.

Please respond to theseven (7) requests initially slated in the RFI dated December 6,2012,
and the four (4) requests below:

1. Did you rely upon that"authorization" (Exhibit C as referred to in paragraphs IX, X,


and Exhibit D as referred to in XI above) to permit you to file the documents
electronically in the name of Cai Mei Yue?

2. Did you rely upon anyotherauthorizations from applicants/owners to signany other


documents electronically for anyone else? If so please explain.

3. Did yourely upon a "Power of Attorney," as referred to in yourparagraph 13 of your


December S, 2012 letter, to undertake any action before the Commissioner for
Trademarks? If so please provide a copy of all powers upon which you relied and
please give an explanation of your understanding of the authority such a document
gives you.

4. Did you electronically sign the names of Cai Mei Yue; Cherng Yang, Director of Yea
Jann Industrial Co., LTD; Tseng, Ming-Yi, the President/Chairman of Yea Jann
Industrial Co., LTD; and/or Jenny Wu?

5. Did you electronically sign thenames of any other applicants for whom you may
have acted in any capacity with regards tothe any trademark application pending

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before the Office? Ifso, please identify the applicants/owners whose names you
signed elecironically.
6 Were you aware that the "local services" to which you made reference, above at
paragraph VII above and exhibit B, were rendering services to applicants that would
constitute practice before the Office as defined in 37 C.F.R. 11.5?
The original RFI asked for your response within 30 days but no later than close ofbusiness
on January 7 2013 The OED Director will make no determination for disposition ofthis
matter until you have been afforded an opportunity to fully state your position with respect
thereto within thirty (30) days ofthe date ofthis letter. This is your opportunity pursuant to
5USC5S8(c), ifappropriate, to demonstrate that you are in, or have come into,
compiianee with Ae USPTO Code ofProfessional Responsibility. Ifwe do not hear from you
within thirty (30) days from the date ofthis letter, but no later than close ofbusiness on
February 25,2013. unless you have requested in writing an extension oftime within which to
respond founded upon good cause, we can proceed to make adetermination for the
appropriate disposition on the basis ofthe infonnation and material contained in our file with
due consideration lo any failure to respond to this request as it may fall under Bender v.
Dudas, 490 F.3d 1361 (2007).^
Ifyou have any questions, you or your counsel should not hesitate to contact this office.
Pease address your reply to Mail Stop OED, U.S. Patent and Trademark Officei P.O. Box
1450, Alexandria, Virginia 22313-1450. Please refer to the file number appearing above in
the heading of your response.

Respectfully,

*j6hn C. Broderick
Staff Attorney
Officeof Enrollmentand Discipline

Enclosures: Exhibit A. List ofTrademark applications attached to Show Cause.


Exhibit B. Response dated January 27,2012.
Exhibit C. Power of US Representative for Trademark Amendment Filing.

- -His failure to respond tothose questions in any meaningful way hindered the PTO's investigation. We
therefore conclude that substantial evidence demonstrates that Bender engaged in evasive conduct prejudicial to
the PTO's investigation, and we sec no basis tooverturn the PTO's determination that Bender violated
3*7 C.l'.R. I0.23lb)(5)." Id. at 1368.
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Exhibit D. Response to Office Action in serial number 79,101,128.


Exhibit E. Change ofCorrespondence Address" from the electronic file for
serial number 79,101,128.
Pvhihit F. Statement ofUse inserial number 77/955,711 attached toresponse
dated January 27,2012.
Exhibit 0. Authorization ofElectronic Signature Statement ofUse msenal;
number 77/691,338 attached to response dated January 27,2012.

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Commissioner tor Trademarks


P.O. Box 1451
Alexandria. VA 22313-1451
WWW.U8ptO.0OV

February 21,2013

Mr.Bang Shia
204 Canyon Creek
Victoria, TX77001-3695

Dear Mr. Shia:

Hus letter is to notify you that, effective inunediately. ^ Uiuted States Patent Md
Tiademark Office (USPTO) is excluding you from participating as aconespondent or
domestic representative in any trademark matters before the USPTO.
Summary ofPrior Corrapoudenee

In aletter to you, dated January 23.2012. the USPTO ioficated that the ciicumst^
funding vourareengaging
suggestthafiou involvementintheunauthoriz^pr^tice^
inmore than 230trademark appli^ons wd reestmtions
trademark filings or otherwise representmg applicants tefore the USPTO. See 37 C.F.R.
S5115fbX2) 11 14 TMEP608.' Theletterrequestedthatyoushowcause why the
USPTO should not cease use ofyour contact infoimation for correspondence and prohibit
youfrom pardwpatingasacorrespondentordomestic representative inany trademark
matters beforeIheUSPTO.

On February 2.2012, you responded, asserting that you are not engapd in unautho^
mactice Your response includes no claim that you are an authorized attorney, but innead
Mcates that you are merely serving as acorrespondent or domestic representative who
forwards to the USPTO "ready-to-file" papers that have been prepared by the apphwnts
themselves orby filing services in foreign applicants' home counties, ta support ofyour
you have provided copies ofanumber ofprinted Uademarit filmg forms, which
ap^ to h^ve been completedand signed by Ihe relevant applicants.
Facts and Cirewnstaitces Support Exclusion
Generally anon-attorney may not act as arepresentative for others in the prosecutionofa
trademark application, inthe maintenance ofatrademark registtaUon, or maproceedmg
before the USPTO. 37 C.F.R. 11.14; TMEP 602.02.608.01. Subject to ccmin
exceptions not applicable here, only an attorney who is amember mgood standing ofthe
ipiP iHgrtilUs the Trademark Manual ofExamining Procedure (Oct 2012X available online
at http://tess2.uspt0.80v/tmdb/tmcp/.
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barofthe highest eourtofarelevant U.S. jurisdiction may practice before the USPTO on
^frfoSatrademarkmatters. 37C.F.R.11.1.11.14;TMEP 602. ^ice
before the USPTO includes consulting with or giving advice to aclient mcontemplatian of
Hlinea application; preparing atrademark application; prosecuting atrademark
aoplfcation by submitting an amendment, response, or other document; signing am^m^ts
responses to Office actions; and authorizing issuance ofexammer samwdmente. 37
^^811 SftyZV TMEP 608.01. Although the USPTO encourages foreign applicants to
appoint adi)mestic'representative for the purpose ofproviding acontact and adtoss for
so^ce ofprocess, the desienationofadomestic representative does not authorize the
Si^SvTdual to pr^cebeforethe USPTO. 37 C.F.R. 2.24(a)(3);TMEP 610.
In the present case, you have generally described the services you provide and indicated
your beliefthat you have not engaged in unauthorized practice. However, the available
information tends to contradict some ofyour assertions and su^ests that some ot your
activities go beyond tiie services you describe providing For instance, you have indicated
that "all papers executed by applicantsare the same copies ofpapers received by PTO
VHthout reviaon." and have provided copies ofcompleted paper trademark filing forms.
However USPTO records show that none ofthese paper forms vras actually filed vntii the
USPTO. Instead, the USPTO's Trademark Electronic Application System (TE.\S) was used
to submit tiierelevant filings.

Moreover embedded information in these TEAS filings indicates that they were dircctiy
electronically and submitted by someone using acomputer on acomputer netwwk
in or around Sugar Land. Texas, where you maintain amailing address. As it is
hi^yunlikely that all ofthese applicante. most ofwhom are foreign, are traveling to your
to complete and sign these electronic filings, it may be presumed that you are
completing, signing, and submitting these filings yourself. In these instances, you did not
merely forward "ready-to-file" papers that were already completed and signed by the
applicants themselves.

One ofthe documents provided in your response further supports the conclusion that you are
inappropriately signing TEAS submissions on behalfofothers. The document, entitled
"Authorization ofElectroiuc Signature Statement ofUse," vras apparentiy signed by an
individual ""mwt Jenny Wu. arepresentative ofthe applicant, and purports to authorize the
"Intemational Patent Office ofBang Shia" to electronically sign her name for the puipose of
filing a ofuse. The relevant application record shows that astatement ofuse vnth
an electronic signature composed ofthe name "Jenny Wu" was filed electronically via
TEAS. As in ti-.e filings referenced above, the embedded infonnation in this filing shows
that itwas directly electronically signed and submitted by a person using a computer on a
computer network in Sugar Land, Texas. As noted, you maintain an address in SugarLand,
but the foreign applicant in this application and Ms. Wu presumably do not. Thus, it appears
that you electronically signed Ms. Wu's name to Uie statement ofuse, which, although
provided for in the referenced document, is nonetheless improper. Under 37 C.F.R.
2.193(c). an electronic signature must be personally entered by the person identified as the
si^toiy; another person may not sign tiie name ofan authorized signatory. &e TMEP

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signatory.See-mEP 6n.01(b).(c). mdocumentyou providedin yournisponsedoes


IIn addiuon USW indicate
^ tliat you have signed your
^J"Representative" own name
or"U-S. to appUcations,
Representative." See.
responses, and Other nungi g^ 77247390, and 77247410. While you state
thetoerffiUng, you"hidbusiness interests^liated vnththeMatte
^i^^u^vifcno further explanation orevidenceas tothe ^ ofthe
tadl^tLsts orhowyour reiaUonshipwiththese apphcants qualifiesyouto s.gn on
their behalf.

r, ^1. vnii have orovided a few documents in which applicants have


auSrSly bind them,the USPTO generally does not
s.&i^ents,bythemselves,as effecUvefor
SffiK)^andiequeststoamendappUcations. purposesofsipungres^nsM to
Instead.^ots.gnmgth<^fitogs
XTofajurisn^applicantmusthave legal authonty to bmd 4cappUc^by vutue of
Z^tion thevhold^to the applicant's organization (e.g.. ageneral partner ofa
partnersWp oracorporateofficer). See37 C.F.R. 2.62(b).2.74(b); "mEP 61'
61t03(b) None JfL evidence youhaveprovided uidicates thatyouhave this authonty.
In view ofthe foregoing, asufficient and reasonable teis exists to conclude that you ^
engaging in unauthorized practice before the USPTO by prepanngti^^aric applications;
by"bndtdngamendments.res,ns^ote^
amendments, and other filings. See 37 C.F.R. U.S(b)(2); TMEP 608.01.
IInder 35 USC 53(b)(2)(A), the Commissioner for Trademarks possesses the authority to
and direct all aspects ofthe activities ofthe USPTO that affert &e admii^traiion
oftrademark operations, which necessarily includes ^ ability to exclude particular
individuals from practicing before the USPTO in trademark matters or serving as
correspondents ordomestic representatives in such matters.
Pursuant to ihisauthority. you are hereby excluded from parfcipatingas aconss^^Mt
ordomestic representative in any current or future trademark inattets tefore fte USPTO.
Accordinelv your contact information wBl be removed immediately from all relevant
^mSications and registrations. Ifnccessary. the USPTO will notify the affected
applicants and registrants ofany change to the appiication/rcystration record.
No response to this letter is requited. However, you may i^p^ this decision by petition
totheKrectoroftheUSPTO. &e 37 CJ.R. 2.146. Ifyou choose to appeal, the petition
must be filed v^ithin two months ofthis letter's mailing date. See 37 C.F.R. 2.146(d).
Sincerely,

D^rah S. Cohn
Commissioner for Trademarks

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UNITED STATCS PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE


Office of Enrollment and Discipune

MAR 1 5 2013

Dr.Bang-erShia CERTIFIED
Patent Office ofBang Shia RETURN RECEIPT REQUESTED
102 Lindencrest Court
Sugar Land, TX 77479-5201

PERSONAL AND CONFIDENTIAL


Re:OEDFileNo.G2081

Dear Dr. Shia:

Please be advised that the Office of Enrolhnent and Discipline ("OED") received your letter
dated January 28.2013 in response to our first Request for Information ("RFI") dated December
5,2012, aswell asoursecond RFI dated January 25,2013.
OED has mads numerous attempts to contact you via telephone to discuss your options as we
proceed with our disciplinary investigation. Unfortunately we have been unable to reach you.
OED would like to schedule a teleconference with you and we request that you confirm one of
the following da-.es and times with us within seven davs of the date of this letter. Please
include a U.S. telephone number that you may be reached at. You may wish to consult with or
retain counsel priorto this teleconference.

Date: Tuesday,April 2,2013 Time: 10:00 AM Eastern


Date: Thursday, April 4,2013 Time: 2:00 PM Eastern
If you have any questions, you should not hesitate to contact this office at 571-272-4097. Thank
you for your anticipated cooperation and assistance in this important matter. We look forward to
receiving your response. Please address your response to Mail Stop OED, U.S. Patent and
Trademark Office, P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, Virginia 22313-1450. Please refer to OED file
number G2081 in the heading ofyour response.

Sincerely,

Emil J. All
StaffAttorney
Office of Enrollment and Discipline

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Dear Dr. Shia:

Please be advised that the Office of Enrolhnent and Discipline ("OED") of the United States Patent
and Trademark Office C^USPTO") received your letter dated March 20. 2013 in response to our
conference scheduling request. Thankyoufor yourresponse.

In your letter you discussed a telephone call that I had with your assistant, who idemified herself as
'*Joan Loee." There has beena mischaracterization of the conununication that I had with Ms. Loee.
My telephone calls on March 4^ and March 5^ were solely to arrange a telephone conference to
discuss ^e matter before OED on the proposed date ofMarch 7*^.
Iwould again like to offer you the opportunity to discuss this matter, as well as address any procedural
questions you may have. Ifyou arc mterested in scheduling atelephone conference, please contact this
office in writing within thirty (30> davs ofthe date ofthis letter and include proposed dates and times
for the telephone conference.

While we do not anticipate our proposed telephone conference to involve the release ofprivileged
infomiation, a practitioner may reveal client confidences and secrets necessary to defend herself
against accusations ofwrongful conduct. See 37 CFR 10.57(c)(4). In the present matter, OED is
interested-in-whether you were-auAorized to represent others inTrademark matterytefbre the USPTO.
Ifwe do not hear from you within thirty (30) days, we will proceed under 37 CFR 11.22 and 11.23^
as appropriate.

Ifyou have any questions, you should not hesitate to contact this office at 571-272-4097. Thank you
for your anticipated cooperation and assistance in this important matter. We look forward to receiving
your response. Please address your response to Mail Stop OED, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office,
P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, Virginia 22313-1450. Please refer to OED file number G2081 in the
heading ofyour response.
Sincerely

Emil J. Ali
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Attorney Emil J. Ali (OED File G2081)


PO Box 1450
Alexandria VA 22313-1450

Dear Attorney Ali,

Responsive to the letter dated Mar. 27 for the OED File No. G2081 for scheduling a
teleconference todiscuss the matter ofthe undersigned practitioner bemg a US
representative/coiTespondent to facilitate communication oftrademark papers between foreign
applicants and Trademark Director, the undersigned respectfully requests the OED
A) to consider under 37 CFR11.22 f(iii) information and evidence regarding insufficient
grounds from anon-grieving parties, whose consent has already been obtained by Dr. Shia;
B) to enter into asettlement agreement with Dr. Shia's attorney for arecorded teleconference to
be further scheduled, due to the short notice in Mar. and the lengthy prosecution history
associated withFile G2081 datedfrom Jan., 2012; or

C) to close the iiivestigation without issuing awarning or taking disciplinary action and decline
to refer a matter to the Committee on Discipline, based on the facts and rules presented below.

57 CFR 1L22 (1): The information or evidence is unfounded

Evidence 1): Many applications listed in Exhibit Aattached to the letter from attorney John
Broderick dated 12/5/2012 are not associated with Dr. Shia inany ways, including, but are not

limited to, US serial No. 76257209,76257214,76367838, and 76280138, etc. in the first column
ofsaid Exhibit A, presenting evidence ofa wrongful accusation with an unverified automatic
computer-generated output.

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Evidence 2): In violation ofconducting an impartial and unbiased investigation pursuant to 37


CFR 11.22 in accordance with Federal Rules ofEvidence, the OED attorney John Btodenck
unfaithful and biased accusations with circumstantial inferences in the letters dated
12/05/2012 and 01/25/2013, based on inadmissible hearsay collected from adifferent proceeding
under compulsory process in response to the letter fiwm Trademark Director dated 01/23/2012,
contrary to the facts presented below.

17 r.FR 11.22 rn- yix a matter nflnw. the conduct about which information or evidence has been
nhtaineddofs not constitute proundi for discipline

According to 37 CFR 2.18(3), "Ifan application, registration or proceeding is not being


prosecuted by apractitioner qualified under ILHofthis chapter and the applicant, registrant,
or party to the proceeding designates acorrespondence address in writing, the Office vnll send
correspondence to the designated address ifappropriate."

Evidence 3); PTO website: /tsdr.uspto.gov/documentviewer/:


CURRENT CORRESPONDENCE INFORMATION

ATTORNEY NONE

' CORRESPONDENCE ADDRESS Patent Office of BANG SHIA


102LINDENCRESTCT
SUGAR LAND, TX 77479-5201

DOMESTIC REPRESENTATIVE 1BANG SHIA


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CURRENT CORRESPONDENCE INFORMATION

ATTORNEY
CORRESPONDENCE ADDRESS BANG SHIA
; 102LINDENCRESTCT
: SUGAR LAND, TX 77479-5201

DOMESTIC REPRESENTATIVE NONE

As evidenced bytheabove-cited correspondent information, downloaded from the

trademark website associated with the applications listed in Exhibit A attached to the letter from

the Trademark Directoron 01/23/2012, as well as to the letter from the OED dated 12/05/2012,

which show "None" under "Attorney", and "Bang Shia" or "Patent Office of Bang Shia" as

"domestic representative" merely for correspondence purpose. The authorization from foreign
applicants to the business entity, "Patent Office ofBang Shia", is all executed inpen-and-ink by
applicants intheir native countries, as evidenced by the papers submitted under compulsory
process responsive tothe letter ofTrademark Director dated 01/23/2012. The fact that the
business entity "(Patent office of) Bang Shia" bemg a correspondent isfully supported by TMEP
1604.14,15 U.S.C. 1058(f) and 37 C.F.R. 2.161(h):

TMPEP 1604.14 Designation of Domestic Representative by Foreign Owner

Under 15 U.S.C. 1058(f) and 37 C.F.R. 2.161(h), ifthe owner ofthe registration is not domiciled
in the United States, the affidavit or declaration may include the name and address of a United
States resident uponwhom notices or process in proceedings affecting the registration may
be served. The USPTO encourages parties who do not reside in the United States to
designate domestic representatives. Toexpedite processing, the Office recommends that
designations of domestic representative befiled through TEAS, at
http://www.uspto.gov/teas/index.html. See TMEP 604. The person designated as a domestic
representative maybe a natural person or a juristicperson as defined in 15 U.S.C. 1127.

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Evidence 4): PTO trademark attorneys explicitly encourage un-represented foreign applicants in
the Office Action (e.g. in Application No. 7910128) to appoint aUS representanve or
correspondent to fecilitate communication. It is thus evident that the OED lacks aclaim under 37
CFR 10.23; 10.47,10.77; 37 CFR 11.18; 15 U.S.C. 1058(f) and 37 C.F.R. 2.161(h).

Evidence 5) All Trademark forms are available at: /www.uspto.gov/trademarks/teas/index.jsp


hccp:/Avww.u$pn>.sov/irn<lmarks/was/lnd.j5i>
TORMS

1. INITIAL application TORM


To apply for a crademark/servicemark. orother type ofmark
BFOR FILING (GE^"ERAL INFORMATION): First-iinie filers sUoiild go to "Trademark Basics" before
opening the appiicaiion form, to review imponant information such as how-to videos, processing timeUnes. and
FAQs.

BEFORE FILING (SPECIFIC CONSIDERATIONS FOR ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS AND


COMMUNICATIONS): Reuewinfonnation focusing ouelectronic matters.

To respond" to- aLaw Office examining attorney letter (an "Office action") (a non-final or final action, inchidmg
asuspension inquio'ictter ofsuspension or arequest to submit a"substituTe form" where the wrong form t>pe
:asinitially
was initially filed):
filed) anIntent-to-Use Unit (ITL^ Office action: a Post-Registration Division Office action: a
Petitions Office letter

3. INTENT-TO-rSE rtTO FORMS .


Tofile a Statement ofUse(SOU) andconvert anITU application to actual useaftera notice of aUowance
(NOA) issues' orto file an extension request after aNOAissues: orto file an Amendment to Allege Use (AAU)
and conven an YTJ application toacmal use before aNOA issues: orto respond to an lutent-to-Use Unit Office
action

j pnST.APPPnVAT7PfTBT.lf:ATIQN/PQ.ST.\OTK E OF ALLOWANCE fNOA> AMENDMENT

TO request amendment (l) afteran application has been approved tor publicaUon or actually
published: (2) ater an extension of time tooppose has been fUed; or(3) after a notice ofallowance
(NOA) has Issued; or to delete a Section 1(b) basis aftera NOA Issues

NOTE: Foraddifional infonnationon actions that nwybe taken after a Noticeof Allowance liasissued(e.g..
filing arequest todivide), see linp-- A\"vv\v.ntpto yov.-tfadeniarks-basics'Morelnfo SOU EXT.isit.

5. CORRESPONDENCE AND ATTORNEY/DOMESTIC REPRESENTATIXT FORMS


Tofile: a change ofcorrespondence address, a change ofowner's address, or a change of domestic
representative's address: a withdrawal ofattorney ordomestic representative: arevocation/appointment of
attorney'domestic representative: arequest toreplace attorney ofrecord with another alread>'-appointed attorney

Respondents
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ii.PETlTrOXFORaiS . . . .
To file* apetition tofevfve an abandoned application; a petition to amend the basis ofati application aner
apetition to the Director under Trademark Rules :.H and 2.14S; aletter ofprotest and sinular
matters: a response toa Petitions Office letter

7. MTSCELL A\-FOI7S FORMS


To file* avoluntafv ameadtuent not in response to USPTO Office action-Letter, a request that the ^plication
examittaiion proce'ss be terminated (an -express abandonment"): arequest to di\nde an application .VOIfiled
with an allegation ;>fuse (to file WITH an allegation ofuse. see the overall categoi>' "INTENT-TO USE (TTU)
FORMS.-

8. REGISTRATION ^L\I^TE^^\^CE/RE.^E^YAL/C ORRECTION FOR.MS


To make required maintenance filings between the 5th and 6th >'ear after the registration date (Section 8) and
between the 9ih and 10th year after the registration date (Section S&9): toclaim that a mark isnow
incontestable (Section 15): to request amendment orcorrection ofaregistration certificate (Section 7); to
surrender aregistr:ition; to request to divide aregistration: to file aSection 12(c) affidavit: to submit the
required maimenance filings under Section 71 for aregistered extension ofprotection (Madrid Protocol); to
respond toaPost-Registration Di\ision Office action

9. ASSIGNMENT FORMS
To file: assignments; change ofname; other conveyances oftitle

10. TRADEMARK TRL\L AND APPE.AL BOARD FORMS


Tofile allsubmissions to theTrademark Trial andAppeal Board; e.$.. oppositions, cancellaiions. notices of
appeal afterfinal actions

11. MADRID PROTOC OL FOR.MS


To file: an application for Ihlemational Registration; a subsequent designation; a response tonotice of
irregularit}': a request for replacement ortransformation

As evidenced above, all trademark papers are provided on-lineby the Trademark

Director as "ready to fill in" forms inthe USPTO Trademark Electronic Application System

(TEAS) website. No service is ever needed from Dr. Shia. The OED lacks a claim under 37
CFRn.l4; 10.23 TMEP 602.02,608.01.

rSponSekts
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ffefe;)

37 CFR JJ-22 (2) The information or evidence relates to matters not within the furisdiction of
the Office

The service in securing the official papers between the Trademark Director and foreign
trademark applicants/owners is provided by abusiness entity and not by Dr. Shia, an individual
ofaregistered patent agent. Witness statements from non-grieving parties under 37 CFR 11.22
f(iii) can be readily provided as evidence.

37 CFR /1.22 (4) The availahle evidence is insufficient to conclude that there is yrobable cause
to believe that ^rounds exist for discipline

Evidence 6) All trademark papers associated with the business entity of"(Patent Office of) Bang
Shia" as "US representative/correspondent" for correspondence purpose in said Exhibit A, were
executed by foreign applicants in their native countries. No service is rendered by Dr. Shia, and
no fees is received by Dr. Shia, as evidenced by any phones, e-mails, faxes, or passport record,
etc. Witness statements from non-grieving parties can also be readily provided as evidence.

Evidence 7) PTO TEAS presents evidence that electronic data entered online by any persons at
any places are readily saved as an e-file, transferable by electronic means (e.g. iphones, iPads, or
laptops) to any other persons at any other places for later filing after asignatory fills in the e-
signature. No service is ever needed from Dr. Shia to manually enter the signatory's name in the
on-line signature panel at the call offoreign applicants not residing in the US.

Meanwhile, the following constitutional and statutory defectiveness isnoted in the


Office, for which ajudicial relief will be sought in an appeal to the decision ofthe OED:

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A) USPTO violates the privacy of"(Patent office of) Bang Shia" as aUS representative or
correspondent by publishing her contact information on-line without detailing the legal role
thereof, misleading US consumers to incriminate "Bang Shia" with a defective product
associated with a foreign Mark owner, evidenced by a threatening letter from a US consumer
attached tothe letter to attorney John Broderick responsive to the OED letter dated 12/5/2012;

B) in violation ofconducting an impartial and unbiased investigation pursuant to 37 CFR 11.22,


the OED attorney John Broderick inparagraph J.) and/or U/) ofpage 3 and 4,respectively, ofthe
letter dated 12/05/2012 falsely accused the undersigned byciting "Any practitioner would be

aiding in the unauthorized practice oflaw before the Office whenever he was acting on behalfof
an applicant/owner in any capacity, knowing that the application was drafted, orotherwise
services were rendered, bysomeone not authorized to do so incontravention of 37CFR 11.5",

despite the evidence that inthe PTO website under the paragraph "Who Is Permitted toRespond

To This Provisional Full Refusal" and "Designation of Domestic Representative" in the Office

Action dated 08/31/2011 of serial No. 79101128, PTO trademark attorneys, including but are not

limited to attorney William T. Verhosek, present a showing of "aiding in unauthorized practice

of law by knowing thattheapplication was drafted, or otherwise services were rendered, by

someonenot authorized to do so in contraventionof 37 CFR 11.5".

Inparticular, thecorrespondent ofserial No. 79101128 was not changed from a

Trademark Agency residing inChina to the undersigned until 12/07/2011, as advised by PTO

attorney William T. Verhosek underthe paragraph of "Designation of Domestic Representative"

in the Office Action dated 08/31/2011. It is thus evident that attorney John Broderick is in

violation of conducting an impartial and unbiased investigation pursuant to 37 CFR 11.22

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for not accusing over 230 PTO trademark attorneys, including William T. Verhosek, ofthe same
alleged misconduct in contravention of37 CFR 11.5 long before the correspondence was
changed to the undersigned, as evidenced by paragraphs J) and U) ofpage 3and 4, respectively,
in File No. G2081 dated Dec. 5.2012. It thenpresents a showing that Attorney John C.

Broderick violates Rule 3.4 "Fairness to Opposing Party and Counsel", Rule 3.5

"Impartiality and Decorum ofthe Tribunal" and Rule 4.1 "Truthfulness in Statements to
Others", as specified under "Maryland Lawyer's Rules ofProfessional Conduct".

C) inviolation of conducting an unpartial and unbiased investigation pursuant to 37 CFR

11.22, attorney Emil J. Ali made a phone call at 11:56 AM on Mar. 5,2013, compelling
unconstitutionally for Dr. Shia's response in two days to avoid a bad decision, the language was
made ina clause of "If... not..., a bad decision will bemade.", and thetone was characterized

as angry and intimidating, the recoding ofwhich can be certified by the phone company. It is
noted that "A lawyer should use the law's procedures only for legitimate purpose and not to

harass or intimidate others".

Lacking any non-complying evidence, the undersigned practitioner hereby requests the

OED todismiss the wrongful accusation in File No. G2081 in accordance with 37 CFR 11.22, or

to enter a settlement stated below:

"In exchangefor a clearnamefrom birth, andhopefully, tilldeath. Dr. Shia wouldgive up the

right ofa US representative or correspondent under 15 U.S.C. 1058(f) and 37 C.F.R. 2.161(h)

for trademark matters before the USPTO due to thefact that USPTO publiskes her contact

respondents
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information on-line withoutneither detailing the legalrole thereofnor obtainingher consent,

resulting in a threatening complaintfora defectiveproductfrom a consumer,followed by a

seriesofbiasedand discriminating investigation in the Trademark Directorand the OED,

excruciating her career and lifefor morethanfourteen months," (Thesewordsought to be

printed in bloodyred.)

It is not plausible for a registered agent witha Ph.D. and two masterdegrees to

audaciously challenge, before the USPTO, the lawof a USrepresentative/correspondent under

15 U.S.C. 1058(f) and 37 C.F.R. 2.161(h) by associating her contactwith on-linetrademarks,

unless shehadalways naively believed that justice existed for the innocent without seeking a

judicial relief.

Should there be any further questions, the OED shall discuss procedures forajudicial

reliefwith the undersigned's attorney, whose contact will be provided upon request, due toa

short notice fora teleconference in Mar. 2013, anda prosecution history associated with this File

dated from Jan. 2012.

Respectfully submitted.

/ifflyttll^signature in her Buddhist's name)


Dr. Banger Shia(Reg. 57568)

102 LINDENCREST CT., SUGAR LAND, TX 77479-5201

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United states Patent and Trademark Office


Office of ENROLUutENT and Discipline

APR 1 ^ '0!3

Dr,BanB-rShia CERTIFIED UM\7o((f/^0O^%lliSI'^(


Patent Office ofBang Shia RETURN RECEIPT REQUESTED
102 Lindencrest Court
Sugar Land, Texas77479

PERSONAL AND CONFIDENTIAL


OEDFileNo.G2081

Dear Dr. Shia:

On April 16,2013, the Office of Enrollment and Discipline ("OED**) ofthe United Slates Patent
and Trademark Office received your letter in responseto OED*s letter dated March 27,2013. In
yourletter youindicated that youhaveretained counsel. If youhaveretained counse'. in this
matter, please have your counselenter a notice of appearance hereinand provideOEDwithyour
counsePs name and contact information.

If youhave any questions, do not hesitate to contact this office at 571-272-4097.

Sincerely,

u ,>4-
Jennifer A. Harchick
StaffAttorney
Office of Enrollmentand Discipline

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Index ofAll TEAS Forms http;//www,uspto.gov/tradeniarks/teas/forms-index.jsp

PATENT? TRADEWIARKS IPLAW&P0L!C7 PRODUCTS &SERVICE^ INVENTOR? NEV/S &NOTICE? FA<

Index of All TEAS Forms

See below fora listing ofallfomras within a specific category. Toselect a form, clickon the form name. Toselectan
Assignment orTrademark Trial and Appeal Board form, return to the main pageand click on the form name from
within the appropriate category.

Initial Application Form


Trflriftmark/fipnyicenark Aopticatton Principal Register/hp //Www.usDto.qov/teas/teasokJs.html
Trademflfk/ServicBnark Appljcation Suoolemfintal Reqiste fhttp!//teas.usplp.apv/fprms/stjp> r
r^rtifiratinn Mark Aflpltfation. Principal Register fhttp://teas.uspt0.QQv/f0fms/ctml
C.:>llecHve MembersniP Mark Application. Prtncipal Register fhp!//teas.uspto.oov/forms/emm\
C!ttlectlve Trademark/Servicemark Application. Principal Register (titlp:meas.usptQ.Qov/forms/tsm^

Response Forms

Rgspnnse to Office Action Form mttp://teasrQa.uspto.qov/roan


Request for Reconsideration afterFinal Office Action Form(htto://teasfoa.uspto.aov/ffrA
Response to Suspension Inquirv or Letterof Suspension (htto:/yteas.uspto.gov/rsi/rsi^
Substitirte Trademark/Servicemark Application. Principal Register (http://teas.uspto.opv/of/sprino/no-.teas?tvDe=DfeSelected&
idrMSCOROAS2)
Substitute Certificatior Mark. Principal Reoister rhtto://teas.uspto.aov/of/sprinQ/nomeas?tvpeapreSel6ded&kl=MSCOROAS3)
Substitute Collective Membership Mark. Principal Reoister (http:meas.uspto.aov/Qf/sprinQ/nonteas?tvoespreSelacted&
ld::MSCOROAS4\
Substitirte Collective Trademark/Servicemark. Principal Register (http://tea8.uspto.oov/Qf/8Prino/nontBas?tvae=preSelected&
id^MSCOROASS)
Response to Intent-to-Use (\TUi Office action fhttp://tea_s.u$PtQ.gQWgffeP.rinq/n0nt8as?lvpe=preSeleced&id=tSC0RQAll
Response to Post-Reaistration Office action fhtto://teas.usDto.qov/Qf/sprlnQ/nonteas?tvpepreSetecteJ&MnPRSCROAP^
Resppnseto Petiticn to Revive Deficiency Letter fhttp://teas.usoto.oov/of/sprinq/nonleas?tvpeapreSe8cted&id=PSC0RPRDl
Resppnse to Petiticn to Director Inouirv Letter fhtlp-7Aeas.usplo.qov/Qf/spfino/nonteas?tvpe=pfeSelected&ki=iPSC0RPDft

Intent-to-Use (ITU) Forms

statement of Use/Amendment to Allege Use for lntent-to-_Use_ADPticatiQn_(bttp://teas.uspto.oov/aQL.')


Request for Extension of Timeto File a Statement of Use (tittp://teas.uspto.Qov/esu/^
Respond lo an Inte rtto-Use Unit Office action fhtter//teas u5Dlo.aov/Qf/sorinQ/nonteas'?tvnf>gqreSelaetedRid=SCOROAl^

Posf-Approval/Publication/Post-Notice of Allowance (NOA) Amendment Forms

PostAppfoval/Publication/Post-Notlce of Allowance fNOA) Amendment Form fhtto.V/teasroa.uspto-jov/ppan


Reouest to Delete Section ^(b^ Basis. Intent-to-Use fhttp:/yteas.uspto.qov/dob/l

Correspondence and Attorney/Domestic Representative Forms


Change of Correspondence Address Form fhttp://teas.uspto qov/ccr/ccal
Change of Owner's Address Form fhMo;//teas.usDto.oov/ccr/coa/>
Change of Domestic Representative's Address ittp://teas.uspto.QOv/of/spfinQ/nonleas?tvpe=oreS6legted&id=MSCQCDRA)
Withdrawal of Attorney fhttp://teas.uspto.Qov/woa/^

MQntoAi9lvnft=nfft.<tplftfi<ad&[d=MSC0WAF^ r RESPONDhNI'S
Revocation of Attorney/Domestic Representative and/or Appointment of Attomey/Dnmestic Reoresenfativft | | EXHIBIT
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&.I ...hmit to hft USPTO atanv point in the application and/or registration process wilt become puWic record, including your name, phono
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b&nnatiofl. you cancomplete tljc sutwissionto the USPTO. AvMtransaction restih in ascreenthat says SUCCESS! Also, we uiB send an e-mail
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complete tlie Pav'Subiim process liter. Or. ifyou have <iiscovere<I any error, use the 'GoBack to Modii)-* button to makeacorredion.
W.UCONC: Fee pajments by creifil card may not be made from 1aju to 6amSunday, Eastern Standard Tmie. Ifyou are atteo^ting to fle during that
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FILING RECEIPT FOR TRADEMARK APPLICATION

Sep2.2011
This acknowledges receipt ontheFILING DATE oftheapplication for registration for themark identified betow. The FILING DATE Is
cantlngent upon ail minimum filing date requirements being meL Your appiicatton will beconsidered In the order inwhich itwas received.
Rease review thestatusofyourapplication eveiysixmonths from thefiling dateofyour application. You can checkthestatusofyour
appticalion on-line at htto:fflarr.u3Pto.gov/ orbycontacting the Trademark Assistance Center at1-8CI0-788-9189. Also, documents in the
electronic file for pending appBcattons canbeviewed and downk>aded athttp://www.u8Pto.qov/.

Xiamen Shinhwa; Patent and Trademaik Age


1/F, Taiwan Hotel. ATTORNEY
No. 289, Hubin EastRoad, REFERENCE NUMBER
361004 Fujian
CHINA

PLEASE REVIEW THE ACCURACY OF THE FILING RECEIPT DATA.


Arequest forcorrection to the tiling receipt should be subndtted within 30days. Suchrequests maybe submitted bymail to:
COMMISSIONER FORTRADEMARKS. P.O. BOX 1451.ALEXANDRIA. VIRGINIA 22313-1451; byfaxto 571-273-9913; or bye-mail
to tmfilinq.receiDt@usDtD.QOv. The USPTO willreview the request and make corrections when appropriate.

SERIAL NUMBER: 79/101128


FILINGDATE: Mar 1,2011
REGISTER: Principal
I^RK:
MARKTYPE(S); Trademark
DRAWING TYPE: Miscellaneous design
FILING BASIS: Sect 66(a)(Madrid Protocol)

OWNER: XIAMEN WEILONG GARMENT &MILLINERY CO., LTD. (CHINA, Corporation)


1/F,ABuiljing
Shanghestie,: Hecuo,; SimingDistrict; Xiamen, Fujian
. CHINA

FOR: Wedding cloth (terms considered too vague by theIntemational Bureau - rule 13.2.b) oftheCommon Regulations),
clothing, shirts, trousers, overcoats, coats,underclothing, western style ctothes, vests,corsets, scaifs strap(terms
consideredtoo vague by the Intemational Bureau- njte 13.2.b)of the CommonRegulations),socks, shoes, hats,
gloves
INT. CLASS: C2S
FIRST USE: NONE USE IN COMMERCE: NONE

ALL OF THE GOODS/SERVICES IN EACH CLASS ARE LISTED

OTHER DATA

TRANSLITERATION: The transliteration of the non-Latin characters in the mark Is: Cai Mel Yue.

COLOR(S) CLAIMED: Coloris not claimed as a feature of the mark.

Dasign Search Codas:

28.01.03 - Asian charac:ers: Chinese characters; Japanese characters


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REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF PROTECTION

SERIAL NUMBER: 79101128

FILING DATE: 03/01/2011

The table below presents the data as entered.

Input Field Entered

MARK SECTION
IMAGE \\T1CRS\EXP0RT1 IMMAGEOUTl 1\791\011\79101128\xmll\APP0002.JPG

COLLECTIVE,
CERTIFICATE OR NO
GUARANTEE N4ARK

MARK IN STANDARD
CHARACTERS

MARK IN COLOR NO

THREE
DIMENSIONAL NO
MARK

SOUND MARK NO

MARK
Cai Mei Yue.
TRANSLITERATION

TM IMAGE: COLOR Grey Scale


IMAGE FILE NAME \\TICRS\EXP0RT1 IMMAGEOUTl 1\791\011\79101128^xmll\APP0002.JPG

TYPE (IMAGE TYPE) JPG


HOLDER DETAILS
CLIENT IDENTIFIER 767136

NOTIFICATION
ENGLISH
LANGUAGE

NAME XIAMEN WEILONG

GARMENT & MILLINERY CO., LTD.

ADDRESS 1/F, A Building,


Shangheshe,
Hecuo,

Siming District

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UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE(USPTO)


OFFICE ACTION (OFFICIAL LETTER) ABOUT APPLICANT'S TRADEMARK APPLICATION

APPLICATIONSERIAL NO. 79101128

MARK:
*79101128*
CORRESPONDENT ADDRESS:
Xiamen Shinhwa; Patent and Trademark Age CLICK HERE TORESPOND TOTHIS LETTER:
1/F Taiwan Hotel http://mvw.uiDto.gov/trademarks/teas/retDoinc foiini.t$p
No.*289, Hubin East Road,
361004Fujiac
CHINA
APPLICANT: XIAMEN WEILONG
GARMENT & MILLINERY CO., ETC.

CORRESPONDENT'S REFERENCE/DOCKET
NO:
N/A
CORRESPONDENT E-MAIL ADDRESS:

OFFICE ACTION

STRICT DEADLINE TO RESPOND TO THIS LETTER


TOAVOID ABANDONMENT OFAPPLICANT'S TRADEMARK APPLICATION, THEUSPTO MUST
RECEIVE APPLICANT'S COMPLETE RESPONSE TO THIS LETTER WITHIN6 MONTHS OFTHE
ISSUE/MAILING DATE BELOW.

ISSUE/MAILING DATE:

INTERNATIONAL REGISTRATION NO. 1086969

This is a PROVISIONAL FULL REFUSAL of the trademark and/or service mark in the above-
referenced U.S. application. See 15 U.S.C. 1141h(c).

WHO IS PERMITTED TO RESPOND TO THIS PROVISIONAL FULL REFUSAL:

Applicant may respond directly to this provisional refusal Office action ifapplicant isnot represented by
anauthorized attorney. See37 C.F.R. 2.l93(e)(2)(ii). Otherwise, applicant's authorized attorney must
respond on applicant's behalf. See 37C.F.R. 2.193(e)(2)(i). However, the only attorneys who are
authorizedto sign responses and practice before the USPTO in trademark mattersare as follows:

(1) Attorn^s in good standing with a bar of the highest court of any U.S. state, theDistrict of
Columbia, PuertoRico, and other federal territories and possessions of ihe UnitedStates; and

(2) Canadian agents/attorneys who represent applicants located in Canada and (a)are registered
withthe USPTO and in goodstanding as patentagents or (b) have been granted reciprocal^^__
RESPONDENTS
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recognition bytiie USPTO.

See 37 C.F.R. 2.17(c), 2.62(b), i1.1,11.5(b)(2), 11.14(a), (c); TMEP 602,712.03.


Foreign attorneys, other than authorized Canadian attorneys, are not permitted to represent applicants
before the USPTO. See 37 C.F.R. 2.17(e), 11.14(c), (e); TMEP 602.03-.03(b). Tliat is, foreign
attorneys may not file written communications, authorize an amendment to an application, or submit legal
arguments in response to arequirement or refusal, among other things. See 37 C.F.R. 11.5(b)(2), TMEP
602.03(c), 608.01. Ifapplicant is represented by such aforeign attorney, applicant must respond
directly to this provisional refusal Office action. See 37 C.F.R. 2.193(e)(2)(ii).
DESIGNATION OF DOMESTIC REPRESENTATIVE:

The USPTO encourages applicants who do not reside in the U.S. to designate adomestic representative
upon whom noticss or process may be served. 15 U.S.C. 1051(e), 1141h(d); 37 C.F.R. 2.24(a)(l)-(2);
see TMEP 610. Such designations may be filed online at httD;//www.uspto.gov/teas%dex.html.
THE APPLICATION HASBEEN PROVISIONALLY REFUSED AS FOLLOWS:

The referenced application has been reviewed by the assigned trademark examining attorney. Applicant
must respond timely and completely to the issue(s) below. 15 U.S.C. 1062(b); 37 C.F.R. 2.62,2.65(a);
TMEP 711,718.03.

Search Results

The trademark examining attomey has searched the Office's database ofregistered and pending marks
and has found no conflicting marks that would bar registration under Trademark Act Section 2(d). TMEP
704.02; 15 U.S.C. l052(d).

Summary of Issues

Identification of goods
Nameofmdividual

Identification of Goods

The wording "clothing" and "western style clothes*' mthe identification ofgoods isindefinite and must
be clarified because it does not specify thetypes of "clothing" and"western style clothes" for which the
mark isused. See TMEP 1402.01,1402.03. Applicant must amend theidentification byinserting the
word "namely," after "clothing" and "westem style clothes" and indicating the specific types ofclothing
items (e.g., shirts, pants, coats, dresses). 5eeTMEP 1402.01,1402.03(a).
Inan application filed under Trademark Act Section 66(a), an applicant may not change the classification
ofgoods and/or ser/ices firom that assigned by the International Bureau inthe corresponding intemational
registration. 37 C.F.R. 2.85(d); TMEP 1401.03(d), 1904.02(b). Therefore, although clothing can be
classified in intemational classes other than Intemational Class 25 (e.g., Intemational Classes 9,10, and
18), any modification tothe identification must identify goods inIntemational Class 25 only, the class
specified inthe application forsuch goods.

The wording "wedding cloth" and "scarves strap" in the identification ofgoods and/or service? ii fn^poNDEKTS
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http://www.uspto.gov/lradeniarks/tcas/iratial_app.jsp
Initial Application Forms

PATEMl? TOADEMARkS IPlAW&POLld? PRODUCTS&SERVIC^ INVENTORS NEWS&NanC^ FW


Initial Application Forms
< TrH..riiis~.irnnrk AopiiBaHon- Princlnat RwfetW Thfa 'athe direct llnK to the electronic
form.]
Use this form to file an Wtlal application to register on the Principal Register aTRADEMARK for "goods" and/or a ^
SERVICEM/^Kfor "providing services" (tNs form is appropriate for either and you w8l not actrally specify the "type
when filir^). Cldui^ on tha link above will take youto apage offering the two versions of this form, namely. Regiiar TEAS and
TEAS Plus.

Regular TEAS: The filing fee for a regiter TEAS applfcalfon is $325 per dass of goods and/ or servks In the appCcatioa To
obtain afiRng date under 37 C.F.R. 2.21(a), a regular TEAS appOcatfon must include: the name of the appBcart, a name and
address for correspondence, a clear drawing of the mark, a listing of the goods/services, a filing fee for at least one dass of
goods or sendees. Although ortfy the mHmum filing requirements mtisf appear in your initial application to receive afiling dale.

TEAS Plus: The TEAS Plus application has a kwer fiaig fee of$276 per class ofgoods and/or serefces in the appBcatton, and
you must meet certain addttonal requirements beyond the minimum filing requirements. For example, you must be able to select
anen-jy orentries from the USPTQ's Acceptabte Idenliffcalion ofGoods and Servfces Manual fhttp://tess2.usoto.Qov/netahtrol
/KdnthbrtUID ManuaD that accurately describe your goods/sehrices. Additionally, you must file communlcatnns regarding the
appficatton through TEAS, and receive communicattons concerning the application by e-mail. If you fail tomeet the TEAS Plus
requirements, the USPTO will require that you pay anadditional fee of$50 per class. For additional informatkm on TEAS Plus,
TMFP SR1Q <htta!//teM2.ti8Dto.aov/lmdbftmeo/0800.htm^

Note: Oiiy ONE mark ma/ befiled perappBcatloa Ifyou have miAiple marks, they require separate applications, each with Ks
ownfSngfee.

NO FEE REFUNDS: The fifif^ fee is a processing fee that Ihe USPTO will NOT refund, even if you ultimately do not receive a
registration for your mark. Registration is NOT automatic and requires legal review by an examining attorney. Please take all
necessary stepsrhtte:/^>ww.usDtoQQv/tradBmafk8rteasjtetartina ensure your mark is reglstrable beforefiling an appHcation
WARNING: Additk>nal fee(s) and fiBng(8) will be required Ifyouselectthe"intent to use basis"inthe application
form. Documents showing use of the markIncommerce f/tfademarksrteas/Statement of use helo.isrt will be required before
registratloa
Pffivtew TEASPhiaapolication form f/tfademaiksfteaa/new teas t>lus.Ddn fPOn prior to accessing the electronic version through
the numbered link, above. Do not attemptto filethe PDFversion because it is for viewing purposes onlyand not theentrance
ofanyinformation. To prepare and file theelectronic form, you must click onthefomi title thatMows 1. at thetop ofthis
section.

Preview regular TEAS acetlcation fomi (/trademaricsfteas/new teas.odn IPDO prior to accessing the electronicversionthrough the
numberedlinK above. Do not attempt to file the PDFversion because it is for viewing purposes onlyand not ihe entranceof
anyinformaVon. To prepareand file Ote electronic form, youmustclick on tiieform tftfe thatfollows 1. at the ofOtis
section.

Other Initial Application Forms [Onlywhen Form #1. above, is not appropriate]
To access addltkmalInitialApplteation Forms dick hare/htto://www.usote.QOv/trademafksrteas/other mitiat aoo fomw isp^.

This page Is owned by Trademarks. Last Modified: 1/27/2014 RESPONDENTS


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received

Pj0.eox1451
AlaWBJffeuVA 22313-1451
wnir.u6pto.60v

ianuaiy23,2012
Mr.BangShia
102UxuieDcrest Cowl
g^igprLandfTX 7747d-5201

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M*aagr.i'rsigaa.

^^,^nS!m1ifir2011 Please Eotethatattyolhfirrelevanlapplicationsfiled


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describedbelow*

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p RBckiVga
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OFFICE OF ENROUMENT
MaastoiKOED ANDOlSaPUHt
USPTOtPOBox 1450
Alexandria,VA22313-1450 ^iU>Jo.G208l

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to ^nse 10 fl K^pest for and Evidence (toe^


toOiBcedated 12/05/20l2.ontinedinpiosettonftomStow<^
Show Cause) bs-icd on 01/23/2012.the undetsiBnedteteby requeststo dismiss theReqpes.for
reasons thatfoUows;

1. (haiShowCanselsunconstitnttonallyserved,viol8tingduei)tocessof1aw;
2. umt Stow cause 6ils to make aclaim forlack ofjurisdiction over en eoUty "Bang
Shia*:

3. thattheRequestff^btoinakeaclaimforlackofj^^^^^
over thetmdefsigned;
4. that Stev/ Cause is constituflonally and slatntorily defecdve. Ming to disclose"right
to

5. that Show Cause is constitutionally and statuiorily defecUve, violating the statutoiy
minimum reply period of1month;
6. tha: Show Cause feils the statuteofIhnitation;
7. that theRequest feils the statuteofKnutation;
8. (hat Show Cause is unconstilutional. impinging on fifth amendment;
9. that theRequest is unconstilutional, impingingon fifth amendment;

QGKBir
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fineignappHcaat,ndltheconespondeneedianged toflieundersigned onDeo.7.2011,as
advisedbyanoAttorney5thepaBtaphsof WHOISPERMtrrEDTOBESPONDTOTHIS
m)VlS10NALFMilffiFOSAL"and"DESIONATIONOFDOMESnCREPRESBNTA;nVB*of
the Ofiioe Action issued 08/3/2011.

FdtowingpaagraphQ.)iBtoIffldaled Dee. 5,2013,application7910U28 present


8h9iadBthatflieOffice's atlom^ havelettOwlngiyMdedim-iepiesenled toeign^licantsinlhe
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diafted,iwotherwise services weretendaed, bysooKone notauthorized to dosoin
of(heUS Trademailclaw, and byenteringthe ^pUcatlon with aUS serial number
uponrecei^fees ptudpresumablyftoma"foteignlocalagsmqp" shownonthe officiallecoid
Otherthan the applicant

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nrfsleadsthe befiefthatauthorizationIbraUSconespondent(andhis assodates)to send or
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. mar 2013
OFFloeOFENROlWEM'^
ABotneyEmBXAH AND DISCIPUNE
POBox MSQAtexandtia, Vltgiifia 22313-14 Dr. Banger Shia
Patent Office ofBang SWa
102UadencrestCt
Sugar Und,TX7747^5201

Dear Attorney EmB All,

Responshiato the tetterdated Mar. 15.2013. receivedonMar. 20.2013, andrequested


torespond tv 22.2013 asstatedIn theletter. Dr.SMa. onbd,alfoffbrelgn Trademark
^rr.ini.orownerslegallyboundandofflelallyacknowledgedbytheUSPTOTra^ark
Director, herebyrequests the OEDto provWa specffioUSsertelorapplioatlon numbersfSrDr.
SWatoobtain aUBwiizaHon and/or permlsslcnfrom each and everyforeign trademarkappBcant
orownerassodatedwith the US serialorapplication mimberthus provided bythe OEDfbr the
purposeofateleconferencevnlhthe 003. Withoutthe authorization orpermission kmfbr^n
Ttademafkappacants orowners. Or.Shtawuld be violating USPTOCodeofProfessional
ResponsiWity. and be subjectto lawsuitsfromfore^n applicantsormarkowneisfor havtnga
teleconference, presumably fbrthe goodness ofpersonalinterests, to discuss any matters
originated Ihiro moithan230 appHcations inthe OED File No. G2081. listedin ExMbitA
attadied.tothe Second Request for Infomiatlon and Evidence dated Jan. 25.2013.

The

I)acconSng to theglobally accessible USPTOoffii^alwebsite, many appllcaltons BstedIn


ExhBjItAattached to the Second Requestfor Infomillon and Evidence dated Jan. 25.2013 are
not Dr. Shia In anyways, induiflng. butare not Hmlted to. US serW or
No.762S7209.76257214.76387838.76280138ete.inJhefita^am^
enuair
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received
AtlomvBmaJ.All(OBDFneQ2081) APR
POBoxMSO OFFICeOFBWOU^
y^ftxandiiaVA22313-1450

DearAttorney AU,
Responvelotetoter<U^M.27fflOEDrdcNo.G2081tescte^
teteconfcrencetodiscussthematterrftteimdeisignsdpn^^
jesenttttveAitespondemtoferfateconnnuiucationofltadei^
and-TademadcDiieclor, 4etmderdgnedlespertfiiUyrequeststheOED
A)towfflridetunder37CFR11jpa)infoimattonandevidenceteaaidtoginsuffident
groundstoanon.grievingparties.wl.seconsenttoalieadybeenoWal^
B)toenterIntoasettlementagreementvrtthDr.Shia's attorneyforarecordedtdeeonfeenceto
befiudiersdiedaled,dueto the shortnoticetoMar. and the lengtlqrpioseeufion hlsttty
assodatedwMh File G2081 dated fiom Jan., 2012;or
Qtodosethemvesfl^tioBwithoutissulngawainingottakingdisdplinaiy actionanddecllne
torefcramattertotiie CommitteeonDisclpUne.basedonfl>eacts and rules presentedbdow.

nrPK n.22 fp- rke hUbnr^/uim-evldmeetsmfimuhd.


Evidence I): Many applications listed InExhibit Aattachedto the letterfiom attorney John
Brodetickdated 12/5/2012arenot assodatedwithDr.SUa In aiqr ways, indudhig, butarenot
Bmitedto, US serial No. 76257209,72S7214,7637838, ami76280138, etc. inthefistcohimn
ofsddEidtibit A, presentingevidence ofawiongM accusationwitiian unverified automatic
computergenerated ou^ut.

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RECEIVED
Attorn^ JenniferA. HarcWck(OBDKle G2081) m 03 2013
FOBoxUSO
AlexandriaVA 22313-1450 OFFICE OF EWOLLMgNl
AN00ISCIPUN6

Dear Atloxn^ Haidiick,

Responsive to the letterdated Apr. 18 for the OED FUeNo. Q2081, please enter
thefoUov^g:

1.No eo\uisel representing Dr. Shia; and


Z No teleconference for settlement purpose canbesdieduled,

Respectfully submitted.

f ffi^^signature inherBuddhist's name)


Dr. Bang-er Shia OReg. 57568)

102 UNDBNCRESTCT.,SUGAR LAND, TX 77479-5201

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To: SAINTYU GROUP CO., LTD aig@Dat-bangshia.com')


Subject: TRADEMARK APPUCAHON NO. 77390041 -KING AIR -N/A
Sent: 5/20/2008 2:08:25 PM
SentAs; ECOMlll@USPTO.GOV
Attachments;
UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE

SERIALNO: 77/390041

MASK: KING AIR

COBBESPONDENT ADDRESS:
BANGER SHDA
102UNDENCRESTCT GENERAL TRADEMABK 1NK>RMATI0N:
SUGARLAND. TX 77479-5201 htD!//fww.iiSDto.gov/maiii/trademaric8.htm

APPUCANT: SAINTYU GROUP CO.,


LTD

CORRESPONDENT'S
REFERENCE/DOCKET NO: N/A

CORRESPONDENT E-MAIL ADDRESS:


bs@pat-bangshia.coin

EXAMINER'S AMENDMENT

ISSUE/MAILING DATE: 5/20/2008

OFFICE SEARCH: Theexamining attorney hassearched theOffice's database ofregistered and


pending marks and has found no conflicting marks that would bar registration under Trademark Act
Section2(d). 15U.S.C. 1052(d); TMEP 704.02.

AMENDMENT: In accordance with the authorization granted by Banger Shia on May 20,2008, the
application has been AMENDED asindicated below. Please advise theundersigned examining
attorney immediately if there is anobjection to the amendment Otherwise, nore^onse isnecessary.
TMEP 707.

Iftheidentification of goodsand/orservices hasbeenamended, pleasenote thatany future


amendments must be in accordance with 37 C.F.R. 2.71(a) and TMEP 1402.07(e).

DISCLAIMER

sr
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Thefollowing disclaimer statementis addedto the record:

No claim is made to the exclusive right to use apart from the mark as shown.

15 U.S.C. 1056;TMEP 1213,1213.03(a) and 1213.08(a)(i).

Ifapplicant hasquestions aboutits application, please telephone the assigned trademark examining
attorney.

/Mark T.Mullen/
ExaminingAttorney
Law Office 111
phone(571)272-9201
fax (571) 273-9111

STATUS CHECK: Check the status ofthe application at leastonce every six months fromthe initial
filing date using the USPTO Trademark Applications andRegistrations Retrieval (TARR) online
system athttD://tarr.uspto.gov. When conducting anonline status check, printandmaintain a copy of
thecomplete TARRscreen.. If the statusof your application hasnot changed for morethansix months, _
pleasecontactthe assignedexamining attorney.
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To: Fujian Shuangfei Daily Chemicals Co., Lt ETC. nM@oat-baneshia.com)


Subject: TRADEMARK APPLICATION NO. 77448019 - FROGPRINCE -N/A
Sent: 8/4/2008 10:51:04 AM
SentAs: ECOMl 12@USPTO.GOV
Attachments:
UNITED STATES PATENT ANDTRADEMARK OFFICE

SERIAL NO: 77/44S0I9

MASK: FROGPRINCE

CORRESPONDENT ADDRESS:
BANGER SHIA
102UNDENCRESTCT GENl^tAL TRADEMASK INFORMATION:
SUGARLAND, TX 77479-5201 hp;//tww.imito.govAnain/trademarics.hiii

APPLICANT: Fujian Shuangfei Daily


Chemicals Co., Lt ETC.

CORBSPONDNT*S
RFERNCEA)OCKETNO: N/A

COBBESPONDENT E-MAIL ADDRESS:


bs@pat-bangshia.com

EXAMINER'S AMENDMENT

ISSUE/MAILING DATE: 8/4/2008

OFFICE SEARCH: The examining attorney has searched theOffice's database ofregistered and
pending marks and has found no conflicting marks that would bar registration under TrademarkAct
Section 2(d). 15 U.S.C. 1052(d); TMEP 704.02.
AMENDMENT: In accordance withtheauthorization granted by Banger Shiaon My 31,2008,die
application has been AMENDED as indicated below. Please advise the undersigned examining
attorney immediately ifthere isan objection to the amendment Otherwise, no response isnecessary.
TMEP 707.

Traiisliteration/Tlranslatlon

The following transliteration/translation statement isadded to therecord:


The non-Latin characters in the mork txanslitcmte to "CIIINO WA WANO TZ,** aud
EXKffiir
-JU
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"FROG PRINCE" in English.

37CJF.R. 2.61(b); TME? 809.


Ifthe identification ofgoods and/or services has been amended, please note that any future
amendments must bein accordance with 37 C.F.R. 2.71(a) and TMEP 1402.07(e).
/Benjamin U.Okeke/
United States Patent & Trademark Office
Law Office 112
600Dulany St.,Alexandria, VA 22314
571.270.1524
571270.2524 FAX

STATUS CHECK: Check the status ofthe application at least once every six months firom the initial
filing date using the USPTO Trademark Applications and Registrations Retrieval (TARR) online
qrstem atliWp'//fflrrtispto.gov. When conducting an online status check, print and maintain acopy of
the complete TARR screen. Ifthe status ofyour application has not changed for more than six months,
please contact the assigned examining attorney.
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To: TiAti Hgin Tndiistries Co.. Ltd. n3S@pat-bangshia.eom)


Subject: U.S. TOADEMARKAPPUCATION NO. 77952581 - TOIMAX -CFT-
992 (C-7
Sent: 6/14/2010 3:03:38 PM
SentAs: EC0M114@USPT0.C50V
Attachments: Attachment -1
Attachment - 2
UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE

SERIALNO: 77952581

MABKiTSIMAX

COBBESPONDENT ADDRESS:
BANGER SHIA
I02UNDENCRESTCT GENERAL TRADEMARK INFORMATION:
SUGAR LAND, TX 77479-5201 httD://www,u8t)to>gov/main/farademarks.htm

APPUCANT: Tien Hsin Industries Co.,


Ltd. .

CORRESPONDENT'S
REFERENCE/DOCKET NO: CFT-992(C-7

CORRESPONDENT E-MAIL ADDRESS:


bs@pat-bangshia.coni

EXAMINER'S AMENDMENT

ISSUEMAIUNG DATE: 6/14/2010

OFFICESEARCH: The examining attorney hassearched the Office'sdatabase of registered and


pending marks and has found no conflicting marks thatwould bar registration underTrademaric Act 2
(d). 15U.S.C. 1052(d); TMEP 704.02.

AMENDMENT: In accordance with the authorizationgranted by Banger Shia on June 14,2010, the
application has been AMENDED as indicated below. Pleaseadvise the undersignedexamining
attorney immediately ifthere is an objection to the amendment. Otherwise, no response is necessary.
TMEP 707.

Ifthe identification ofgoods and/or services has been amended, please note that any future
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To: KENTAI NLVOHNERY CO., LTD. rhs@pat-bangdiia.com)


Subject: U.S, TRADEMARK APPUCAHON NO. 85226033 - KENTAI - Cy-
CFT-200(
Sent; 7/14/2011 7:23:04 AM
Sent As: ECOM104@USPTO.GOV
Attachments:

UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE (0^0)


OFFICE ACn<W (OWICIAl. LETTER) ABOUT APPUCANTS TRADEMARK APPLICATION
aipucahon seriai. no. SS226033

MARK KENTAI

COBBESPONDENT ADDRESS:
BANGBRSmA
204 CANYON CRK GENERALTRADEMARK INFORMATI(:
VICTORIA, TX 77901-3695 http;//a>ww.iigpto.gv/maiii/tradematte.htel

APPUCANT: KENTAI MACHINBRY


CO, LID.

CORRESPONDENT'S
REIERENCEA)0CKETN0: (^-CFT-200(

CORRESPOND]^ E-MAILADDRESS;
bs@pat-bangsbia.com

EXAMINER'S AMENDMENT

KiSM8M/yi!lJ<ePATE:7/14fl^^^^^

APPLICATION HAS BEEN AMENDED: In accordance with the authorization by Bang Er Shia on
My 8,2011,the KYumining attonuy has amended d application as indicat^ below.
Please'advisethe undetagned immediately ofany otyeciions. Otfiamse, no response is necessaiy.
TMEP707.

Mentifieatian of Goods

The lam "tefljes (machine tools)" ia the identification ofgoods is clarified and amended to read as
follows: **lathes**.
/JohnWilke/
ExanuningAttorney
Law Office 104
571-272-5871
john.wiike@uspto.gov
gr
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To: King Lion Enterprise Co^ Ltd. fl)s@pat-bangshia.com'>


Subject: TRADEMARK APPLICATION NO. 77370385 - KLG - N/A
Sent: 4/17/2008 9:36:25 AM
Sent As: ECOM117@USPTO.GOV
Attachments;

UNTIED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE

SERIAL NO: 77/370385

MASK: KLG

CORRESPONDE.NT ADDRESS:
BANGER SHIA
102LINDENCRESTCT GENERAL TRADEMARK INFORMATION:
SUGAR LAND, TX 77479-5201 httD-7/www.iisDto.gov/maiii/tradeinarks.htm

APPLICANT: King Lion Enterprise Co.


Ltd.

COSBSPONDNTS
REFERENCE/DOCKETNO: N/A

CORRESPONDENT E-MAIL ADDRESS:


bs@pat-bangsbia.com

EXAMINER'S AMENDMENT

ISSUEMAILING DATE: 4/17/2008

OFFICE SEARCH: The examiningattomey has seazched the Officersdatabaseof registered and
pendingmarics and has fomid no conflictingmarksthat would bar registration under Trademark Act
Section 2(d). 15 U.S.C. 1052(d);TMEP 704.02.

AMENDMENT: In accordance withtheauthorization granted by Banger Shiaon April 17,2008, the


application hasbeen AMENDED as indicated below. Please advise the undersigned examining
attorn^ inmiediately ifthere is an objection to the amendment. Otherwise, no response is necessary.
TMEP 707.

The disclaimer is deleted jQrom the record.

/Patty Evanko/
SF
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Trademark Attorney
Law Office 117
571-272-9404
patty.evanko@uspto.gov (questions only)

STATUS CHECK: Check the status ofthe application at least once eveiy six months fiom the imtial
filing date using the USPTO Trademark Applications and Registrations Retrieval (TARR) online
system at ii**p-//taiT.iispto.gov. When conducting an online status check, print and maintain acopy of
the complete TARR screen. Ifthe status ofyour application has not changed for more than six months,
please contact theassigned examining attomey.
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To:. MTMBJO h!fITTINn TnOLS CO.. LTD. fbg@Dat-bangghia-cnm^


Subject: n^EMAPKAPPUCATION NO. 77080008-NINB-9-N/A
Sent: V ^ ^ 5/9/2007 2:5fc46PM
Sent^ ECX3M114@USPTO.GOV
AttadMBCTts: . .

UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE

SERIAL NO: 77/080008

APPLICANT: NIN&9 CUTTING TOOLS CO, LTD.


*77080008*

COBRESPONDENT ADDRESS: RETURN ADDRESS:


ComnUsdoncrforTiademaila
BANGER SHIA
P.O. Box 1451
204CANYONCRK J Alexandria,VA 22313-1451
VICTORIA, TX 77901-3695

irmrcesttecnclostd.llteaddreadtUbdiidelhs
wetds'Bm RdpaoKS-NoFce.*

MARK: NINE-9

CORBESPONDENT'S REFERENCE/DOCKET NO: N/A Please provide inallcomspondenoo:

1. FUb)2d8te.serialnumber,niuk8]td
CORRESPONDENTEMAIL ADDRESS:
2. DsteoffttsCStceAcUcn.
3. ExBittlaiQgAitome/saaffieasd
taw Office nsmber.
4. Yourtde^ncnuniberandcnin
address.

SeridNumber 77/080008
EXAMINER'S AMENDMENT

AMENDMNT(S) AUTHORIZED: As authorized by BANGER SHIA (officer) on May 9,2007 the


appUcation is amended as noted below. Ifapplicant disagrees with orobjects to any ofthe amendments
beiow, please notify the undersigned trademarkexamining attorn^ immediately. Otherwise, no response
is necessary, TMEP707.

Delete description ofthe markstatement

The has no meaning in the trade.

Please rescan the drawing to deletedie ri^t black line.


JEL
J
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/RaulCoidova/
Law Office 114
571-272-9448
Ri^t6x 571-273-9448

Instead.upoi.issuanceofanOffice8ction.tlieUSPTO
^ ^-"ii OeappUcantanoticewifli alinWwdjaddress toaccess theOffice action usmgTiadMnaric
iv>*iimpfit Retrieval rrORl which islocatedThe
onOffice
the USPTO WebSite
actionwill at attachedto aee-i^notice.
noibe
*** ^plieantcanthenviewandprinttheactualOfficeactionandaiqf
S^itUments^tllfp.-oidedlinkAvebaddress. TORfaaj^laWeU
awedc, hoUdays andwedcends. Hiis new processis intendedto eliminateproblems associated
wiA -'< Officeactions fliat contfdn numerous attachments.
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EXHIBIT V
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OEDG2341
Attorney Jennifer Harchick
MailStopOED
POB1450, Alexandria VA22313-1450

Dr.Bang-erSbia
PatentOffice of BangSl^
102Lindencrest Ct, Sugar Land TX77479
DearAttorn^ Jennifer,
Responsive to Request for information and evidence (RFI) under 37 C.F.R. 11.22(f) firam OED
attorney Jennifer Harchickdated April, 18,2014, Respondent hereby presents amatter ^^olvrng afoiled
OED seal mexhibit 7from an OED counsel Melinda Deatley in her submission to HUD da^ 01/10/2014
for PTO D2014-04. Please investigate the matter ofaforged OED seal and initiate adisciplinary
proceeding. This letter constitutes asubnussion under 35 U.S.C. 32. (See, PTO D2014-04, dated Jan.lO,
2014 and Jan. 27,2014, also attached herein).

pECEWra RECEIVED!
1 8 .21112 iftPR 16 2013:
OFFICE OF ENROUMENT
^DOISCIPLWE

RECEtVED
CWHukrieMtlgil 1
AtaaMna.VA
MKWMfibiigoi

1BIOI923.20I2
WM r ? .2012
MtBaRgSUt
tOlLiadeaaMConi
Stt9rUBt|.1X77474201

ftecEiveo RECeiVEO received


CEC 2i 2012 ^

Respectfullysubmitted: /BANGER SHIA/BANGERSHIA


oiinnou
Boaar

46-
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United states Patent and Trademark office

MAY -2 2014

Dr.Bang-erShia CERTIFIED UMmkoSlWoodiM^liciS'l 7


Patent Office ofBangShia RETURN RECEIPT REQUESTED
102 Lindencrest Court and UPS
SugarLand, TX 77479

PERSONAL AND CONFIDENTIAL


Re: FileNo.G2341

Dear Dr. Shia:

TheOffice ofEnrolhnent and Discipline ("OED**) of the United StatesPatentand Trademark


Office confirms receipt ofyour letter dateid April 17,2014. This letter has been reviewed and
appears tobeinresponse to OED*s March 18,2014 Request for Information and Evidence
Under 37 CFR 11.22(f) ("RFI").*
Your April 17^ letter raises an issue regardmg OED date stamps. Please note that the different
date stamps addressed in your April 17 letter are ofiQcial OED date stamps. ^
Also, your April 17^ letter lacks anumber ofrequested responses and istherefore considered
incomplete. A copy of OED'sMarch 18,2014 RFl isattached hereto so that you can further
review the specific requests.for information and provide your comments.^ For example, you did
no:respond to a majority ofthealleged information inparagraph numbers 1through 38 inthe
RFI. Please specifically respond to each of paragraphs 1through 38 in the RFI, including
providing any requested and/or supporting documentation. You arereminded ofyour duty to
cooperate with OED throughout itsinvestigation ofthis matter. See 37 CFR 11.801(b).
FurAermore, ifyou do not respond to this request for information, theCommittee on Discipline
m^ drawan adverse inference in making a determination under 37 CFR 11.32. SeeBaxter v.
Palmigiano, 425 U.S. 308 (1976).

Please beadvised that if we do not receive a response from youwithin seventeen (17) days, i.e.,
bv May 19.2014. OED will proceed with its investigation based uponthe information and
evidence currently of record. Please address yourresponse to Mail StopOED, U.S. Patent and

' YourApril 17,2014 letter refersto OED*s letterdated April 18,2014, whichwe believe to be a
typographical error as April 18*^ is subsequent to your April 17^ letter.
^Please note thatdue to the size oftheattachments included with OED*s March 18*^ RFI, OED
isenclosing herewith the March 18^ RFI without the attached materials. Ifyou did not receive
the materials attached to OED*s March 18^ RFI, please let us know and we will provide you ^
with a copythereof.

Mail stop OED, P O. Box 1450,Alexandria. Vtrglnia 22313-1450-vwmv.u8pto.qov


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EXHIBIT W
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LANGUAGE STUDY & TRANSLATION CENTRE


6001 BeachRoad W2''23, Golden Mle Tower Singapore J99589.
Tel: 62981305 Fax: 62947468 E-mail: Lsntc(^ingnet.coiii.sg; Lsntc^ahoo.com^g
Website: httpi/Avgb.slngnetcom^g^'isntc

20 December 2011
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN
Dear Sir / Madam.

This Is to certify that thefour Chinese words 4* $appearing above are as follows:-
Chinese Characters Hanvu PInvIn

^^ zhGnghuA R. The Chinese nation


yT pron. one; same adj. whole

b&o n.. abalone

According totheabovemenfioned, oneofthesingle words"*-" has a few meanings butits


actual meaninghas to depend on anotherword orwords itJoins wQh. Forexamples:- ^
1. 2h6nghu&) means "the Chinese nation
2. (>I) means "^one; same " or ** whole*' and etc.
(i) ) means " one person ";
00 means thewhole life";
(iiO means '*only";
(iv) 55(diyr) means "the&st".
3. (b&o) Isanabbrevfattonofi^jll(btoyA) which stmp^means''abalone".
Having the further explanation, we wouid like to malce a conclusion. As the combination ofthe
four Chinese words (zhOnghud yT bdo) is not a standard phrase or short sentence in
Chinese Language, so It has no meaning at all.

Yours faithfully.
ft * 1 8 f
LANGUAGE STUDY& TRAtSLATION CENTRE

The Secretaiy
for (Prof. Timt IVaiHotmg)

ProfessionalTiransiaiion (Since 1972}


Bn^^ Chinese Indonesian Malq^' *Tamil Bangtadeshi*Thai ^Vietnamese Burmese* Japanese* Korean
*Genim*Frendi *Dutdi*Greek *Portufpiese *Swedish *^anbh *Danish * Rttxsian *Arabic Vtaiian *P<^ii
EXHIBIT
jA//
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Declaration

The-.*=lSd,bei.gh*yw-dwn^^
suchwillful -prt:,j*^t5on declares thathe/she is properly authorized to execute^is
.KfStt.f4 Wc w

connection

statement ipaee on ibfonnation andbeUefarebeUevedto be true

^ Applicant: ^ Optical Indi^|^al Co., Ltd.


Signatnre:

Teny Chou
Title: President .
A-
w
*' March 22.2012 *

Vt

m.
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To: . y IMSH^AW PBPWIWQ TEXTILECO.. LTD. frvu204@vahoo.com^ . ^


Snbj^: : "Us! TRADEMAWCAPPLICATION NO. 85689678 -365WR-BT-75^^ '
Se^\ Jl^Mbi24!S2:28'm^
SentAs: ^ 'k?DM108@USPTp.Gby
Attachmente ... '^ ... .. ' "

UNITED STATESPATENT ANDTRADEMARK OFFICE(USPTO)

OFFICE ACTION (OFFICIAL LETTER) ABOUT APPLICANT'S TRADEMARK APPLICATION

APPLICATION SERIALNO. 85689678

MARK::36SWR

85689678*
CORRESPONDENTADDRESS:

KUNSHANPEPWING TEXTILE CO., LTD. CUCK HERE TO RESPOND TOTHIS LETTER:

aOOFFICE OF BANG SHIA httP!//wvw.usDto.gov/hademarkf;/tea^^^ fomjsp


VICTORIA, TX 77901

APPUCANT: KUNSHAN PEPWING TEXTILE CO., LTD.

CORRESPONDENTS REFERENCE/DOCKET NO:

BT-759;C-97

CORRESPONDENT ErMAIL ADDRESS:

iyu204@yahoo.com

OFFICE ACTION

STRICT DEADLINE TORESPOND TOTHIS LETTER

TO AVOID ABANDONMENT OF APPLICANT'S TRADEMARK APPLICATION, THE USPTO MUST RECEIJ^


APPLICANTS COMPLETE RESPONSE TO THIS LETTER WITHIN 6MONTHS OF THE ISSUE/MAILING DATE BELOW.
ISSUE/MAILING DATE: 11/28/2012

TEAS PLUS APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT DOCUMENTS ELECTRONICALLY OR SUBMIT FEE; Applicants who filed
includ^responsestoOfficeacHons. 5'ec37C.F.R.2.23(aKl). Foracomplete listofthese documents, see TMEP 819.02(6). In
m^talnavalide^nalladdress. 37 C.F.R.2.23(aX2);TMEP 819,819.02(a). TEAS Plus applicants who do not meet these
819.04. RESPONDENTS
^caminer's amendment willnot incurthis additional fee. BTOIT
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^ SEARCH OFOFFICE'S DATABASE OF MARKS

15U^.C1052(d).

COLORDRAWING WITHOUT COLOR CLAIM


Inon^Ior indie gn>l!ciitkin fixm and

fi\ Ifmiflr Is not afeature ofthe proposed mark, applicant must submit asubstitute black and white drawing ofthe maikto
replace thecolordrawmgofrecord. Amendments orchangestothe maikwll not be awepted Ifthe
S maik. 37 C.FJL 2.72(a)G2); TMEP 807.14. However, amendingthe drawmgto delete colorwould not beconsideredamaterial
altei^on ofthe made in this case; or

37 C.F R- 882J7 2.S2(b)(l): TMEP 807.07(a) etseq. Ifany portion ofthe white appearing in the mark is notbeingclaimed a
andai^partofthemaik. TMEP 807.07(d). The(bltowingfiMmatIssuggested: nrheeotoraWneandwhitewdai^asa
featnnofttemarfc. Theiiiatkonsistsofawhltehorizoatalltoe,whtteiiombeis"36S",aBdwWtewor[b WR
i,uK.ta In a hliiegnuarfc The aumbets "36S" Is on annpper sMe ofthe horizoatel Une, aad <he words WR isat
the bottomsideof the horizontal line.**

RESPONSE GUIDELINE

Forthis applicationto proceedtowarf region, "> and/crrevilre^t mthis


Ifa,8actioninsIudesarefiisal,applicantm^ptovideaigunienteand/orevidenceastowhytheie^slioMWt)e
withdrajwiandftemaikdiouldwgister. ARiIicantni^ also have other options for responding to alefiisal and sht^wmsider^
earefiilhf. Tolespond to requirements and certain refiisal responseoptions, applicant dwuid set fiirth In wituigthereijuiirt
(togesorstatements.
exor^Vabandoningtheif(^lcantdoesnottsspondtothisOfficeactionwittiinslxmonflisofthelssiieAnaihngdate,orsp^W
applfcatton, the appHcation processwin end. tiw trademaikwill 6il to register, andthe appItcionfewlll
^refimded. Stel5U.&CI062(b):37C.FJR.SR6S{a).m2^a):TMEPS405.04.71M1.7im
applfcation hasbeat abandoned fiirftflure to respondto an Office actfon.applicanfs<inly optionviould be to fiteaj^p^to to
levive the application, whici, ifgranted, would allow the application to return to live status. See Zl C.F.R. 2.66; BffliP 1714.
There is a$100 fee ftrsudi petitions. &e37 CFJL 12.6.2.6(bXI). Ifapplicanthas<|uestfons legsi^tins acti^ p^
telenhone ore^naildie asdgned trademaik examtoingattom^. All relevante^nailcommunicafions will Mplaced mflieoKcia
aDplication record; however, an enxiail communication wll not be accepted as aresponse to this Office action and win notextmd the
^^Hitnfiff fllhgaproperre^ionse. See37 CFJL S2.191; TMEP 304.01-.02,709.04..05. Fuitiier,althoughfte taimiik
examiningattorney may provide additional explanation pertainingto the refiisal(s) and/or requirement(s) in this Officeaction, the
trademaik exanuning attorney may not provide legal advice or statements about applicant's rights. SeeTMEP 705.02,709.06.
/William D Jackson/

TrademarkExamming Attorney

Law Office 108

571-272-3064

WiniamJackson@u$pto.gov
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ITS Annlicat''"t>'".- S712340

Tntdemark/Seivice MaikAllegation ofUse


(StatementofUse)
a5U&C1051(c))
TEAS-Vei8ion4.9:10/29/2011

JRTnRQWN INTERNATIONAL CO.. LTD.

fatemflticnfll Class; 02S


Comiit Uslliig ofgoods/services:
fliwfa? Rnnte Bnots forsport! Faothflll shoes! Footwear Halst Heel nieces forshoest Innersoles!
tnsoles for footwear NoimKp soles for footwear! Shoe uppers! Tins for footwear

The maiktein use inconuneice onor inconnection with allofthegoods and/or settees listed
intheapplication:

nata ofFirst U^ftfMgrie Anywhere atleastasearly as: JKHSmm


(^onlh/Date/Year)
nateof First Useof Murk InCommetce atleast as _Q4/g|/2013
eariyas: (MtWOauyYeaf)

DECLARATION

punidiableby fine orimprisonmeo!, orboth, under 18U.S.C. 1001, and thatsuchwiUibI false
nu^jeopardizethevalidityofthe form orany lesulting registration, declares that
mplicantto betheowner ofthetrademaik/ser^^ce marksoughtto be xegistered; andthat all
statements made ofhi^erown knowledge azetrue; and thatall statements made on infonnation
and beliefarebelieved to to tiue.^
Signature:,

Signatory's!
fitgnaiftfy'i:position! Director
rkttet Mav14.20l3

TT5S ApnlicationNo.: 85712340


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To: Mm HSIANG CORPORATION/rvti204@vahoo.com^

Subjecs U^. TRADEMARKAPPLICATION NO. 85747741 - MIN HSIANO- LL12-m8; L

Sent 2^/2013 9:55:41 AM

SoitAs: ECOMlO^USPtO.GOV
Attadunents:

UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFHCE (USPTO)

OFFICE ACTION(OFFICIALLETTER) ABOUT APPLICANrS TRADEMARK APPLICATION

U.S.APPL1CATI0NSERIALN0. 85747741

MARK: MIN HSIANG

85747741*
CORRESPONDENT ADDRESS:

M.*NHSIANG CORPORATION CLICK HERE TO RESPOND TO THIS LETTER:

LAN LOOP OFFICE http;//www.MSDto.gov/trademarks/teas/resDorise fon!is.isD

SUGARLAND.TX 77479

APPLICANT: MIN HSIANG CORPORATION

CORRESPONDENTS REFERENCE/DOCKET NO:

LL12-1728;L

CORRESPONDENT E-MAIL ADDRESS:

iyii204@yahoo.com

OFFICE ACTION

STRICTDEADLINE TO RESPOND TO THIS LETTER

TO AVOID ABANDONMENT OF APPUCANTS TRADEMARKAPPUCATION, THE USPTO MUST RECEIVE


APPUCANTS COMPLETE RESPONSE TO THIS LETTER WITHIN <MONTHS OFTHE tSSUE/MAILINO DATE
BELOW*

ISSUEmiLING DATE: 2/7/2013

Thenfe^ced appHcation has been reviewed by the assigned tiademaricexamhtng altoraty. Applicant must le^tnnelyand
completely to tin issue(s) below. l5U.S.C.|l062(b);37CJ'.R.2.<2,2.6S(a);TMEP7ll,718.3.
SEARCH CP OFFICE'S DATABASE OF MARKS
The Officelecoids have been searched andthere arenosimilarregistered orpending maiks thatwotilc barre^stration under
TradwnaikAct Section 2(d), 15 U.S.C.1052(d).TMEP 704.02.
ENGLISH TRANSLATION REQUIRED
Applicant^ould indicate whether ornot MIN HSIANG has an English translation. Ifso, applicant roust submitan English
translation ofall foreign wordhtg inthe maik. 37 C.FJt2.32(a)(9): see TMEP 809.
NAMEOF A LIVINGINDIVIDUAL?
Applicsntmustclarify whether MIN HSIANO in the marie identifies aparticular livmg individual.
Ifthe name inthe markiderdlfles aparticiderIMng individual, then applicant must submit the foltowing:
(1) asigned, written consent fiom that individual, authorizingapplicamto register the name as atrademaricwith the USPTO; and
astatementthat "MIN HSIANO Identifies a living faidivldual whose consent Is ofrecord."
However ffthe name in the mark rfoas identifyaliving individuait then applicant must submit astatementthat"MIN HSIANG
does not identifyalivtog individual.- TrademaricAct SecUon2(c). 15 U.S.C. 1052(c); TMEP 813 and 1206.
TELEPHONE CONTACT REGARDING QUESTIONS
atthe telephone number below.
TEAS PLUS APPLICANTS MOST
theiraimKcationonlinettsiiigthe SUBMITDOCUMENTS
teduced-teTEAS ELECTRONICALLY ORSUBMITF3E:
Plus appUcaUMimetconliiHieto AppHcaitBwho filed
sutaftwi^docttmeiiBonta^^
TEAsI^hidingiesponsestoOfBceaclioiis. &e37 0^5233(8X1). Foracompletelistof^tocuments,seeT^^
3rCF.fc2S(a)p):TWEP
- 37CF.R.
^^^IXiv);TOBP 819.04. In appropriatesituationsandwhmaUteuescanberesolvedbyamendment, respondingby
/cwells/
Christopher W.Weils
Examining Attom^
Law Office 106
Phone:571-272-9238
E-mail: christopher.wells@uspto.gov
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amendmente mustbe in accordancewth 37 C.F.R. 2.71(a) and TMEP 1402.07(e).

AMENDMENT OF TDENTlFICATrON OF GOODS

Theidentification ofgoods is amended to read as follows: "Bicycle handle barstem; Bicycle chain
rings; Bicycle parts, namely, bicycle cranks; Bicycle wheel set consisting primarily of bicycle
V . wheels." TMEP 1402.01,1402.01(e).

CLAIM OF OWNERSHIP OF PRIOR REGISTRATION

llie following claim ofownership is addedto the record:

Applicant is the ownerofU.S. Registration No. 3653769.

See37CJF.R. 2.36; TMEP 812. Seeattached registration.

/BrendanD. McCauley/
BrendanD. McCauley
Examining Attorney
Law Office 114
571-272-9459

STATUS CHECK: Check the status oftheapplication at least once every six mon'Jis from theinitial
filing date usmg the USPTO Trademark Applications and Registrations Retrieval (TARR) online
system athttp.7/tarr.uspto.gov. When conducting an online status check, print and maintain a copy of
the complete TARR screen. Ifthe status ofyour application has not changed for more than six mpnjbs,
please contact theassigned examining attorney.
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Trademark/Service MaikAllegation of Use


(StatementofUse)
(15U.S.a1051(c))
TBAS-Vei^on 4^: 10/29/2011

Name of Owner: SHUANGFBI DAILY CHEMICALS USA INC.

Serial Number: 85719310


Mark:

^]Cnu
International Class 003
Babypowden Body powder; Cosmeticpreparations; Facial cleansers; Hair conditioner; Hair
shampoo; Liquid soaps for hands and face; Soaps for housdiold use; Sun blodq Sun creams;
Talcum powder; Toilet soaps; Toilet wate^ Toothpastes
The markIsinuse incommerce onorh connection with allofthe goods and/or services listed
inthe Notice of Allowance intheapplication

Date ofFirst Use ofMark Anywhere atleast as earlvas* 0S-2S-K)i3 (Month/Date^ear)


Date ofFirstUse ofMark in Commerce atleast as early fl22mi2_.(MonlIVDal</year)

DECLARATION

The tindersigned^ behighereby warned thatwOfiil felse statements andthe likeso made ate
punisiiable byfine orImprisonment; orboth, under 18 U.S.C. 1001, and that such wiUfiil &lse
statements mayjsopardizethe validityofthe form orany resulting registration, declares that
he/she is properly authorized to execute this form on behalfofthe applicant he/she believes the
applicant to be the owner ofthe trademark/service mark sought to be registered; and that all
statements made ofhis/her own knowledge are true; and that all statements made on mformation
and beliefare b^eved to be true.
Signaiuie:.
TI
Signatory's name; Zhenhui. LI

Signatory's position: Director Date: August20.2Q13


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37 CFR2.193 Tiademaik cone^ndenceand signature lequiiements.

(a)Signature required, Each piece ofconespondence that requires asignature must bean
(1) Ahandwritten signature personally signed in permanent ink by the person named as the signatory, ora
truecopythereof; or
P)An electronic signature that meets the requirements ofparagraph (c) ofthis section, personallyentered by
the person tmmftH as the signatory. The Office will accept an electronic signature that meets the requirements
ofparagrq>h (c) ofthis section on conespondence filed on paper, by fecsimile transmission ( 2.19S(c^X or
through TEAS or ESTTA.

QS^Copyoforl^indlsig^twre. Ifacopy, suchasaphotocopy orfacsunile copy ofan ori^nal signature is


filed, the filer should retain the original as evidence ofauthenticity. If a question ofauthenticily arises, the
Office TDsy require submission ofthe original.

(c) Requirementsfor electronic signature, Aperson signmg adocument electronical^ must:


(1) Personally enter any combination ofletters, numbers, spaces and/or punctuation marks that heorshe has
adopted asa signature, placed between two forward slash (**r) symbols in the signature block onthe
electronic submission; or
(2) Sign theverified statement usmg some other form ofelectronic signature specified bythe Director.

(d) Signatory must beidentified. Thename ofthe person who signs a document inconnection witii a
trademark application, registratioii, or proceeding before theTrademark Trial andAppeal Board must beset
forth mprmted or typedformunmediately below or adjacent to the signature, or identified elsevdiere intiie
filing (e*g* ^ Acover letteror otherdocument thataccompanies the filing).

(e)Properperson tosigfi Documents filed inconnection with a trademark application orregistration must
bedgned bya proper person. Unless otiierwise specified bylaw, thefollowing requirements i^ply:
(1) Verification offiicts, A verification m support ofanapplication forregistration, amendment to an
application forregistration, allegation of useunder 2J6 or 2.88. request for extension of tuneto file a
stat^snt ofuse under 2.89. or an affidavit undersection8,12(c), 15, or 71 ofthe TrademarkActmustbe
* swomto or siqiported by a declaration under 2.20. signed by the owneror a personproperly authorized to
sign onbehalfof the owner. A person whois property authorized to verify &ctson behalfof anowner is:
^ (i) Apersonwitii legal autiiority to bind tiie owner (e.g., acorporate officeror graeral partnerofa
partnership);
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00 Aposonwith firsdiand knowledee ofthe &cts and actual or implied auOoiityto act onbelialfofthe
owne^or

0ii) An attorney as defined in ILi ofthis chapter who has an actual written or verbal powerofattorn^ or
animplied power ofattorney fiom the owner.
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EXHIBIT Y
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AC88A (Rbv. (tt/l'OSiapoatoT6lti BtaDcpM-ttottfaiCtvaAwten

UNITED States District court


for the
Eastern District ofArkansas

Director, OfRw ofEnrollment &Discipline. USPTO


V.
CivaActionNo. D20144)4
Dr.Bang-erShia

SUBPOENA TO TESTIFY AT ADEPOSITION IN ACIVIL ACTION


Recoids Custodian, Windstream Convnunications. Inc.
Qlmt ofperson towfom thissubpoena IsOlncua)

d>dllontobet^intMsciva<H!fioiLlfyouaiemo>gaitoflojyoamuadMis>^one<^^^
ormanagingageols, ordesignateotherpeijonswho consentto tesuer onyour behalfaboutthe following mattos. or
thosesetfoitiiinanattacihmeirt: r-ututi.*
As Indicated In the attached Notice to Take Deposition, Including Exhibit A.
Date and Time:
Place* Windstream Conununtcauons, inc.
4001 Rodney Paiham Road 07/01/201410:00 am
LttOe Rock, Aik. 72212
. II I, - Slenon.pliy;Mandarlanlnten.ratertopartlclpale

material:

The following provisions ofFed. R. Civ. P. 45 arc attached- Rule 45(c), relatingto the pla< ofcompliance;
Role45(d). relatingto yourprotectionas apersonsubjecttoasubpoena; and Rule45(e) and (^, relatingtoyourduty to
respond totins subpoenaand the poten^al consequences ofnot doing so.
TifttB! 06/18/2014
^ CLERK OFCOXJRT

Stgnotu'eo/aerkcrD^nityaerk Auomey'isi
Tv>1..-. -Mnall address, andtderiioiiemimberoftheattomqf repreaenang . patty) li!?
. who issuesor requests this subpoena, are:
Mennda DeAUev. mdlnda^dDatlwOuaplOBOV. S71.a72-8576 &Bl^ unmer MwM elteal)eli4nend8l1ua|itoov.
671 1TO1Addrofffi? ftn nutany Strooti /Vloxondtiai Va 2331i
Notice tothe person who issues orrequests this subpoena
IftWs subpoenacommands the production ofdocuments, electronically stored infonnation, ortangiblethings befoie
trial, anotice and acopy ofthe subpoenamustbe served on each parly in this case before it is served onthe personto
whom it is directed* Fed.R-Civ.P. 45{aX4).
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AOttA Cte.<WI4)SApCBttteTBitIrtDepoiateabaCivaAtfloa

Untehd States distoict Court


for the
Eastern Disbict ofAikaosas

Dlrectcr, OfOce ofEnroKment &DIsdpBne, USPTO


" ftahalff "
V.
Civil AcUonNo. D2014-04
Dr. Bang-erShla

SUBPOENA TOTESnFYAT ADEPOSITION INACIVIL ACTION


Reooids Custodian, Vtflndstream Communlcattons, Inc.

0 Testbitony: YOUABCOMMANDEDtoappearat1het!me,datebandp]acesetfoithbelovrtotesdfyata
depo^on to betakeain this civil action, ifyou are an oisadzation. youmustdesignate one ormoieofficen,dir6ctoi9,
or]^gingagents, or designate otherpersonswhoconsentto testify onyour behalfaboutthe following mattes, or .
those set forth in en attachment:
IP addresses setforth In attached Amended Exhibit A.
Date and Time:
Place: Wlndstream Communicauons. mc.
4001 Rodney Parham Road 07/01/201410:00 em
UttldRock. Ark.72212
ThedqKisitionwiUbereccrdedbythismetfaod: Stenography;MandarianTranslatortoparticipate
0 Production: You, oryour representatives, must also bringwithyou to the deposition the following documents,
electronicallystored information, orobjects,and roustpermittaspection, copying, testing, orsamplingofihe
material:

Tie ftllcwl(igptorf8teiBofFd.fcCi.PM5aatlaclie(l-RnIe 45(c),reliiHito1Iie placeotconyilbncei


Rule45(dj,ielatingto your pietecSoaMBiieisoaailjectUiasnbpoeiia:andRale45(e)aBd(g).teIalliigtyourdulyto

Bate. 0e3014
^ cimcoFComr '^

Stgftetuni^CUikerDipa^Ckik Aaonuy*ssifftBtin(^
USPTO
Thenam^ address, e-maU address, and telephone number ofthe attorney reprcsenttog/flma t^par^)
, who issues orrequests tUs subpoena, are:
MelindaDeMley. meanda-deaUsyausplasw. 671-272^&^tti eIlatf>ellunendeMu<vlMiw,
B71TTT1M11 nidTimf Slrorti Aloxandrlai Va affill 4
Notice tothe penon who issues orrequests (his subpoena
IfttoaifcpoeiBCOininaiidslheptwluca(mofdociiaMs,electenlcany!towlta6niBli(m.OT
triai,anoticeanttacopyoime8uDpoBiBniwiuoa*wvuv.|~.v - ^,5^
whom itIs directed. Fed. R. Civ. P. 45(aX4). j
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Change Of Correspondence Address

The table below presents the data as entered.

Input Field Entered

SERIAL NUMBER 77080008

REGISTRATION NUMBER 3389542

LAW OFFICE ASSIGNED LAW OFFICE 114

MARK SECTION

MARK NINE-9 (stylized and/or withdesign)


CORRESPONDENCE SECTION (current)
BANGER SHIA
VICTORIA Texas 77901-3695
US
ORIGINAL ADDRESS
3614859179
3615799966
bs@pat-ban|s^i.com
NEW CORRESPONDENCE ADDRESS

IF,Taiwan Hotel, No. 289 Hubin EastR


NEW ADDRESS Xiamen,Fujian
China
361004

SIGNATURE SECTION

SIGNATURE /bangershia/
SIGNATORY NAME banger shia
SIGNATORY DATE 02/08/2013
SIGNATORY POSITION current correspondent/domestic representative
AUTHORIZED SIGNATORY YES

FILING INFORMATION SECTION


SUBMIT DATE Fri Feb 08 02:24:02 EST2013
USPTO/CCA-71.29.79.139-20
130208022402814102-770800
08-500a968bbl93c9187e8a35
TEAS STAMP
dl If3ae215ca7fb38074b31de RESPONDENT'S
EXHIBIT
Z/
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Commissioner foiTiadematks
P.O. Box 1451
Alexandria. VA 22313-1451
wMW.uspto.gaw

Match 25,2013

NME-9 CUTTINGTOOLS CO., LTD.


No. 21,Laito 85,Yung FengRd.
TAICHUNGHSaENTAIWAN

Re: RepstrationKo. 3389542


Maik: NIN&9

DearSiWMadan:

The United Sbtes Patent & Tcademaik Office (USFTO) record pertaining to the above-referenced

This istoinfonn you that the USPTO has excludedKfr. Shia from participating asa conrcspondent or

Accnding|y, the portions ofthe le^tratioarecord that appear inthe relevant USPTO databases have been
iq)dat6dtolenuwe any contactinfomiatimrelated toMr. Shia. Ifnecessaiy, the correspondence adIress of
record was r^laoedi(ith the n]aikown6r*8 address asitappears inthe recoid. Any recently filed changeof
correspondence signed by Kfr. Shia was given no effect. In addition, if Mr. Shia was designated as the
domestie i^resmtative, his and information were deleted from therelevant fields oftherecord.

Please note that, pursuant toSection 8ofthe Trademaik Act, the owner ofthe registraUon b required tofile
anafBdavit ofuse between thefifih andsixtli year after registration, orupon payment ofa surehargo, within
the six-month grace period thereafter. 15 U.S.C. 1058. Ihaddition, puisuant toSections 8 and 9 ofthe
Tradem^ Act, the owner the registration is required to file an affidawt ofuse and an application for
renewal tetweenthe ninthandtenthyearafterregistration andeveiysuccessive ten-year period thereafter,
or upon payment of a surchaige, within thesix-month grace period thereafter. 15 U.S.C 1058,1059.
These doeumects must be timely filed toavoid cancellation ofa registration. Foradditional information on
registration maintenance filings, please consult the "Maintain/Renew a Registration: How to Keep a
Registration AliveT' page oftheUS3^0websiteatwww.uspto.govAradefflarks/process/maintain^iiq.j8p.

Please contacttheundersigned if you have any questions about theforegoing.

/Robert J.Lavadtt/

Ofitce ofthe Csmmissioner for Trademarks


(571)272^5881

'S
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USPTO TSDR Case Viewer

CaseId Mail/CreateDate
Apr.02.2013

r/mMnari Declaration of Use andIncontestability under Sections 8 &15

Totlie Commissionerfor Trademarks:

REGISTRATION NUMBER: 3389542


REGISTRATION DATE: 02/26^08

MAWKi (S^lized and/or mthDesign, NINE-9)


The owneiiNINB.9 CLTITNG TOOLS CO., LTD., alimited UabiHQr company legally oigamzed uudathe
laws ofTuwan, having anaddress of
No. 21, Lane 85, Yung Feng Rd.
TaichnngHsien,41l
Taiwan
is filing aCombined Declaration ofUse and Incontestability under Sections 8&15.
Forfatematfenal Class 007, the maik is in use incommeree on or inconnection withan ofthe goods or
sovices listed intheexisting
buctosandblades registrationfor
for mowngearthand loosetiiisobjects;
^edficBitsfor
class: powMdrills;
Attachments Broaches
for vehicles, nam^, g^le
DriUdnKto for
nowerdtilla Drilling nwMnes and parts therefor, Madiine parts, namely, blades; VM&ie p^
^n-n; inseit^ andmadiinetools forthe cuttingand formingofmatMials;Powerdnlltots;Power
tools, namely, end nulls; and
the mariehasbeencontinuouslyused incommercefor five (5) consecutiveyears aflthedate ofre^tt^on,
orthe date ofpnbBcationunder Section 12(c), and is still inuse in commwce on or mcoi^onwifli all
goods orSMWces listed in flie ewsting repstiationforthis class. Also, no final det^ion ad^ to the
owner's dtum ofownership ofsuchmarie for tiK)se goods orservices exists, orto tiie ownrfs to roister
flie sameorto keq flw sameon fl>e re^, and, no proceeding involving ^d rights pendmg andnot
disposed oftodfliertiieU.S. PatentandTrademaricOfficeorflie courtsracists.
Theownerissubmittingonespecimenforthisclassshowingthemaricasusedmcomm^onorin
connectionwithany itemtotins class,condstingofa(n) Attachmentsfor vehicles, i^ely, ^ple buto
and for mwdng earthand loose objects; Bitsfor power drills; Broaches; Dnll chucks forpowerdnll
Drilliimadnnes andparts tiuaefor, Madiine parts, namely, blades; Machine par^ n^ely. bea^ mserts;
Madunesandmachtoe tools for the cuttingand forming ofmaterials; Powerdnll bits; Powertools, name y,
end mills..
Specimen Filel
SnecimenFilea

nlTre^rai^cuiientCoKe^ndenceMonnation:NlNB-9CUTTINGTOOLS CO., LTD.of NO.21,


LANE 85,YUNG FENG RD.
TAICHUNGHSIEN
EXHIBir
Taiwan || t
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LTD.
Hielepsteanfspw^wsedCoirespondenceInfonnatioiuNINB-9
No.424,TaCheeRoad
CUTTINGTOOLS CX).
Taichung,401
Taiwan

.com.tw.
The emdl addiess is
Afeep^maitinflie amountof$300win be submittedvHththefi)iiii,iepresentBp^eirtforlclass(es).
plus any additional grace period fee, ifnecessary.
Declaration

The markisin use in commerce on or in connection with the goods and/orservices identifiedatovg, as
evidencedby the attachedspecimen(s) shwing the markas usedin commerce. The markhas been in
continuous use in commerceforftve (5) consecutiveyears t^er the date ofre^stralion, orthe date of
underSection 12(c). and Isstill in use in commerce. There has been nofinal dedsiou aOvwse to
the owner'sdaim ofownershipofsuch mark, or to the owner'sright to renter the same orto the jome
on the renter; midthere is noproceeding invohingsaidrightspenOngandnot disposedofOther in the
US. Patent andtrademarkOffice or in thecourts.

The bong heieby warned that will&l filse statements and the lilce aie punisb(a>le Iqr fine or
Of both, uudeT 18 U.S.C. Section 1001, and that such willful filse statmenis and the lilce m^
the vali<H^ ofthis document, declares that he/she is properly authorized to execute ftis document
on behalfofthe Owner: and all statements made ofMs/her own knowledge ate true and that all statements
made oninfonnation and belief are believed to be true.

Signature: / Chang, Hsin-tien/ Date: 04/02/2013


Signatory'sName: Chang, Hsin-tien
Signatory's Position: Director

Serial Number 77080008


Internet Transmission Date: Tue Apr 0211:09:54 EDT 2013
TEAS Stamp: USPTO/S08N15-114.38.8.44-201304021109549
13934-3389542-50062d85ed5ce81d4a927796bb
45879934429124ac3711947c4b771al5ee5b-CC
-8078-20130402104115286140

EXUBir
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Change OfCorrespondence Address

The table below presents the data as entered.


Entered
Input Field
SERIAL NUMBER 77080008

REGISTRATION NUMBER 3389542

LAW OFFICE 114


law OFFICE assigned
MARK SECTION
MARK NINE^ (stylized and/pr with design)
CORRESPONDENCE SECTIpN (current)
NINE-9 CUTTING TOOLSCO., LTD.
TAICHUNG401
ORIGINALADDRESS
TW
uspat@mail2000.com.tw;hemgien@yahoo.com.t^
NF.W CORRESPONDENCE ADDRESS ' |
NO.424,TA CHEE ROAD
TAICHUNG
NEW ADDRESS
Taiwan
401
\ispat@mail2000.com,tw;hemgien@yahoo.com.tw
{

AUTHORIZEDTO COMMUNICATE jygg


VIA E-MAIL 1
STRNATURE SECTION

SIGNATURE /Jaye Huang/


SIGNATORY NAME Jaye Huang

SIGNATORY DATE 05/23/2013

SIGNATORY POSITION Authorized Correspondent

AUTHORIZED SIGNATORY YES

FILING INFORMATION SECTION


SUBMIT DATE Thu May 23 03:05:02 EDT 2013
USPTO/CCA-1 14.38.42.78-20
130523030502368661-770800
RESPOKDENirS
EXHIBIT