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Patent reform legislation & PTO's green tech accelerated examination
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • June 27 2011

Last week, the House passed complex patent reform legislation, HR 1249


Thermoelectrics again in the news for sustainability
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • July 4 2011

"Thermoelectrics Make a Comeback" was the title of a recent C&EN article (June 20, 20110, pages 33-35


Patent Office says Green Tech Program is "starting to take off"
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • January 14 2011

The USPTO announced yesterday, January 13, 2011, that its Green Tech Program is "starting to take off


US government asserts rights in solar patents under Bayh-Dole Act
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • October 30 2011

Investors need to be aware of the Bayh-Dole Act and the risks and requirements that the Act presents


Nanotechnology in hydraulic fracturing innovation 2011 developments
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • December 18 2011

An important development to watch is how nanotechnology can be used as an innovation tool for hydraulic fracturing


PTO to terminate its successful Greentech patent program in favor of Track I (curiously)
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • December 17 2011

Some curious end-of-year activity for one government agency: the US PTO announced on December 15, 2011 through the Federal Register that it will extend but also terminate the Greentech accelerated examination program


Recent US patents granting for treatment of hydraulic fracturing waters
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • October 7 2012

We continue to monitor patent literature for water and liquid treatment technologies related to hydraulic fracturing


USPTO’s expansion of green technologies Pilot Program broadens expedited examination opportunities
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • November 10 2010

As of November 10, 2010, the USPTO has further expanded the scope of its Pilot Program for expediting the handling of patent applications for environmentally friendly technologies


USPTO's latest statistics for its Green Tech Pilot Program less than half of the available petition grants remain for 2011
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • April 10 2011

The USPTO's latest statistics for its Green Tech Pilot Program (dated April 4, 2011) show that 1,595 petitions have now been granted


Price break, less red tape announced by DOE for licensing federal government patents
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • April 4 2011

The Department of Energy has announced a new initiative, "America's Top Energy Innovator"