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Patent law in the United States is federal law. Federally-registered Patent Attorneys are licensed to prosecute patent applications of inventors located in Minnesota, before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

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A U.S. patent grants a patent owner the right to exclude others from making, using, selling, or distributing the patented invention without permission, for a period of 14-20 years. During this time period, the patent owner can generate revenue through licensing or sale.

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Patents News In Minnesota - Google News

Business briefing: Polaris, Arctic Cat spar over patents
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
Two recreational vehicle makers with operations in northwest Minnesota are again engaged in a legal battle over patents. Polaris Industries, based in Plymouth with a plant in Roseau, filed two lawsuits in early this month against Arctic Cat, which is ...
Polaris sues Arctic Cat over patentsPrairie Business

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Stratasys and The UPS Store Bring 3D Printing Services to Nearly 100 Franchise ...
MCADCafe (press release)
Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq: SSYS), headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Rehovot, Israel, is a leading global provider of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions. The company's patented FDM, PolyJet?, and WDM? 3D Printing technologies ...

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Stratasys Completes Acquisition of GrabCAD
Business Wire (press release)
Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq:SSYS), headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Rehovot, Israel, is a leading global provider of 3D printing and additive and additive manufacturing solutions. The company's patented FDM, PolyJet? and WDM? 3D Printing ...

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Dairy nutrition: People
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Todd Prekker, Greenfield, Minn., was named regional sales representative in the Midwest, serving Minnesota, Iowa, South Dakota and Nebraska. Denni Silveira, Kingsburg, Calif., was named marketing associate. Her duties include handling all advertising ...





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