You may be interested to know that the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) did file a timely response on January 7, 2011, to the USPTO's original request for comments regarding whether "trademark bullying" is a significant problem deserving attention, see here.
Hat tip to Jackie.
Let's just say, it is starting to become clear why the USPTO dropped the phrase "trademark bullying" in favor of "aggressive litigation tactics" -- as both IPO and AIPLA view the phrase as unfair and pejorative...
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