Notice of Petition for Reinstatement

  Bernard S. Hoffman, of Baldwin, New York, whose registraton number is
30,756 and who has been suspended pursuant to 35 U.S.C.    32 for a
period of three months, has filed a petition for reinstatement. Granting
reinstatement is subject to, inter alia, establishing to the
satisfaction of the Director of Enrollment and Discipline that granting
the petition is not contrary to the public interest, and that the
suspended practitioner has complied with the provisions of 37 CFR
10.158 during his period of suspension. 37 CFR    10.160. Accordingly,
information bearing upon Bernard S. Hoffman's good moral character and
repute is material to his eligibility for reinstatement. Any information
tending to affect the eligibility of Bernard S. Hoffman on moral,
ethical, or other grounds should be furnished to the Director of
Enrollment and Discipline in a written communication addressed to the
Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks, Box OED, Washington, D.C. 20231
before May 5, 2000.

February 18, 2000                          HARRY I. MOATZ, Acting Director
                                       Office of Enrollment and Discipline