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Patent Office wins dismissal of Title VII claims (access required)

Where a former patent examiner alleged the United States Patent and Trademark Office, or USPTO, retaliated against him in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, resulting in his constructive discharge, but he waited too long before contacting an equal employment opportunity, or EEO, officer, his Title VII claims were dismissed. Background Shahriar ...