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Patents 101: How to figure out if a patent has expired – Part I

So you’ve got a U.S. patent in your hands, and you’d like to know if it has already expired. You may have heard that U.S. patents have a 17 or 20 year term. Not sure which is correct? Well, the … Continue reading

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Adjusting Your Patent Strategy for the Era of 3D Printing

The era of personal 3D printing is (almost) here. Machines capable of printing 3D objects have been around for many years. But recently this fascinating technology has reached the point where the personal 3D printer has become a reality. At … Continue reading

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