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The constitutional underpinnings of patent law
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A patent is a proprietary right granted by the Federal government to an inventor. There are three types of patents available in the United States: a utility patent, which covers the functional aspects of products and processes; a design patent, which covers the ornamental design of useful objects; and a plant patent, which covers a new variety of living plant. Each type of patent confers "the right to exclude others from making, using, offering for sale or selling" the invention in the United States or "importing" the invention into the United States. More

Nautricity announces testing of tidal power generating device
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Engineers from Nautricity a spinout company of Strathclyde University in the United Kingdom, claimed to have developed a marine turbine, which is capable of producing domestically cost-effective electricity from tidal energy. More

Ohio University spinoff Sanuthera developing iPod-like tinnitus therapy device
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Sanuthera, an Ohio University startup, is developing a medical device it hopes will represent a breakthrough in treating patients suffering from tinnitus, a ringing or buzzing in the ears. The device involves wireless ear buds connected to an MP3 player that can be customized to a patient's preference to play a number of sounds aimed at masking the ringing in the patient's ears. More

Self-sintering nanoink developed in Israel
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A research group at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Isreal has developed technology for a nanoink that self-sinters at room temperature. The research demonstrated that the nanoink could be deposited and provide conductive properties without requiring a post-sintering process step. Instead, the properties of the nanomaterial are used to make the ink aggregate and self-sinter. More

SuppreMol licenses antibody against interleukin 3 for use in rheumatoid arthritis treatments
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SuppreMol licensed an antibody directed against interleukin 3 that could provide a new class of treatments against rheumatoid arthritis. The antibody was developed by the molecular immunology research group led by Dr. Matthias Mack at the University of Regensburg in Germany. More

D-Wave researchers demonstrate progress in quantum computing    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
D-Wave, which is a spinout company from the University of British Columbia, made headlines in 2007 when it boldly announced to have built the world's first commercially viable quantum computer. Due to the difficulty in demonstrating that the computer does in fact exhibit quantum behavior, many people have been skeptical of the claim. More

New synthetic hydrogels in 3-D cell culture have reached the market
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Dr. Brigitte Angres and Dr. Helmut Wurst earlier worked on the development of synthetic hydrogels in 3-D cell culture at the NMI Natural and Medical Sciences Institute at the University of Tübingen in Germany, with financial support from the Federal Ministry of Education and Research. In 2009, they founded the spinoff company Cellendes. More

Biochar is more effective, cheaper at removing phosphate from water
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Phosphate poses one of Florida's ongoing water-quality challenges. A process developed by University of Florida researchers using partially burned organic matter called biochar could provide an affordable solution. The process also yields methane gas usable as fuel and phosphate-laden carbon suitable for enriching soil. The University of Florida has filed a patent application for the phosphate-removal process and wastewater treatment facility representatives have shown interest in the technology. More

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