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Professional responsibility and practice before the USPTOOffice of Enrollment and DisciplineUnited States Patent and Trademark Office Register of patent practitionersoedci.uspto.gov/OEDCI/3 Continuing legal education (CLE)•Final rule published August 3, 2020: 85 FR 46932–Proposed guidelines published October 9, 2020: 85 FR 64128•Biennial registration statement replaces survey of registered patent practitioners–Notice will be provided 120 days in advance of due date. Anticipated implementation November 2024.•Voluntary certification of CLE–See 37 C.F.R. §11.11(a)(3)–Recognition of CLE completion in online practitioner directory.–Certification of six credits of CLE within preceding 24 months: 5 credits in patent law and practice, 1 credit in ethics in Spring 2022.4 OED Diversion Pilot Program•In 2016, the ABA Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs and the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation published a study of about 13,000 currently practicing attorneys and found the following:–About 21% qu...