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Businesses prepare for patent law changes

The spark of an idea for an invention may flare up in the middle of the night, or at any time or place, according to Sridhar Deivasigamani, founder and president of a company that makes tankless water heaters. Deivasigamani, whose ...

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America Invents Act discussion

Two Atlanta attorneys will be in Rochester on Thursday to talk about “The Effect of the America Invents Act on Small Businesses.” The lecture will be presented by J. Gibson Lanier, an associate in the Intellectual Property and Patent Group ...

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Academia prepares for new patent law

Reaction from college and university representatives to the America Invents Act ranged from praise to concern — mainly focusing on the potential for premature filings and a decrease in collaborative efforts as a result of the first inventor to file provision that takes effect in 2013.

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U.S. overhauls patent system

Federal lawmakers gave the U.S. patent system its first major overhaul since 1952 last week, when the U.S. Senate passed the America Invents Act 89 to 9. But will the law, which has already passed the U.S. House of Representatives and will now go to President Barack Obama ...

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