A service interruption in United States Postal Service (USPS) in the State of California occurred on June 29, 1995, due to the action of the UNABOM bomber. The USPS will maintain heightened security procedures for mail originating in the State of California. These procedures will be in effect until further notice and are as follows:
The Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) is designating the interruption in the service of the USPS in the State of California caused by the UNABOM bomber as a postal service interruption and an emergency within the meaning of 35 U.S.C. 21(a). Any request to accept a paper or fee delayed by this emergency should be directed to Jeffrey V. Nase, Patent Legal Administrator, (703) 305-9285, PK1-520, for patent- related matters, and to Lynne G. Beresford, Trademark Legal Administrator, (703) 308-8900, 10B10 ST, for trademark-related matters.
Lawrence J. Goffney, Jr. for June 30, 1995 Bruce A. Lehman Date Assistant Secretary of Commerce and Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks