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$4K for Expedited Patent Reviews: A Small Step that Needs to Be Bigger

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has recently announced a new program to allow companies to pay $4,000 (rather than the standard ~$1,000) to have the review of a patent application expedited. Currently patents take about 35 months to process … Continue reading

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Keep Your Eyes Wide Open When Offered a “Free” Service

As I monitor the technology transfer profession via industry newsletters and blogs, a frequently recurring theme is technology transfer offices seeking to keep their costs down by making use of “free” sources of service. It might be internship programs at … Continue reading

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