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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

IBM losing touch with values that bred success
Minneapolis Star Tribune
What happens with this big company matters here in Minnesota, too. Another of those well-known IBM towns is ... It's still producing lots of new patents, Smith said, as product development work there continues. Another good sign is the degree to which ...



Stratasys Provides 3D Printing Experience for the Science Museum of Minnesota ...
Finances.com
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(R), PolyJetTM, and WDMTM 3D Printing ...

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At this library, seeds are checked out
Crow River Media
Eden Valley resident Nancy McNab, left, made use of the Eden Valley Seed Library for her first time during the library's open house March 14 at the Eden Valley Event Center. Also attending were library co-founder Sandy Millerbernd, second from left ...


USPTO Taps Ex-Micron Patent Exec As 2nd-In-Command
Law360 (subscription)
Prior to that, Slifer was a design engineer for Honeywell International Inc. and also worked in private practice for nine years as a principal at Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner in Minnesota, helping an array of clients build up and protect their patent ...

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