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Early Bird Registration is now open for the 2014 PIUG Northeast Conference!! PIUG 2014 Northeast
Kimberly Miller 31 Jul 0 -
PIUG 2014 Annual Conference Plenary and Business Meeting presentations are available for viewing
Susanne Hantos 22 Jan 0 -
Be aware that the engine searches for fragments of words, so that, for example, a search on
Stephen Adams 26 Aug 1 Elliott Linder 26 Aug
Science and the Law: Analytical Data in Support of Regulation in Health, Food, and the Environment Editor(s):
Robert E. (Bob) Buntrock 23 Aug 0 -
Yes, Stephen, I'll send you a copy.
Philip Eagle 13 Aug 4 Philip Eagle 19 Aug
Hi Yali,Many years ago, I've also given some thoughts (but not as comprehensive) to what you
Rex Yeap (Dr.) 12 Aug 1 Rex Yeap (Dr.) 13 Aug
And this was following another article just a couple of weeks ago about USPTO paralegals being
Dominic DeMarco 11 Aug 1 Andrea Davis 11 Aug
1. Intellectual Property and the US Economy: Industry in Focus (by USPTO & ESA)   2.
Rex Yeap (Dr.) 06 Aug 0 -
Critics of the patenting process, especially academics, are probably extending their arguments
Robert E. (Bob) Buntrock 16 Jul 8 Robert E. (Bob) Buntrock 22 Jul
Thank Gin-Yun for the summary. I appreciate it especially since I was not able to attend. 
Admin - A.J. D'Ambra 13 Jul 1 Ruben Diaz 17 Jul
Now that is the kind of news I was looking to hear!
Elyse D. Robinson Turner 02 Jul 6 Elyse D. Robinson Turner 16 Jul
Thank you for your interest in STN, Nadia! Don't hesitate to contact our experts in the CAS
Nadia Lujua 11 Jul 5 Peter Carlton 15 Jul
In the recent issue of Nature the ramifications of recent USPTO rulings and procedures on
Robert E. (Bob) Buntrock 12 Jul 0 -
Sudha, I think you would struggle to find such a list. I would expect that the vast majority
Sudha Kannan 09 Jul 1 Mike Lloyd 09 Jul
"we will continue to ‘prefer’ EPO source for US patent backward citations, but we will count. 
Dominic DeMarco 04 Jun 26 Rex Yeap (Dr.) 27 Jun

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