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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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  • Litigating in case of infringement

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Obtaining a Patent in the United States.
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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US universities warn against patent reform proposals
Royal Society of Chemistry
These fees could easily amount to millions of dollars, says Warren Woessner, a patent attorney and a founder of Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner in Minnesota, US. He suggests that the development and commercialisation of things like pharmaceuticals, ...

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Leaders push for change in seed law
Minnesota Daily
The Duluth City Council passed a resolution similar to Minneapolis' in December after the Minnesota Department of Agriculture said the city library's seed-sharing program violated state law. The law was initially established to protect seed companies ...


Biz Buzz for March 2
Duluth News Tribune
Berrigan, a leader in the water/wastewater engineering field, has designed and managed projects for municipal clients in Minnesota and Wisconsin, as well as industrial clients in Minnesota and worldwide, for more than 30 years. He has a master's degree ...


The best states for business
USA TODAY
These states include Massachusetts, Virginia, and Minnesota. While it is emphasized more in some .... From the U.S. Patent and Trade Office, we included the number of patents issued to state residents in 2013. We used the Milken Institute's 2014 State ...





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