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The Federal Laboratory Consortium revamps its public view of technology transfers

Countless new technologies have developed under federal funding, much of it under the auspices of federal laboratories. To showcase some of these developments…

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Nancy Pelosi

Shutdown has cost small businesses $2.3 billion

In today’s Federal Newscast, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce estimates there were about $2.3 billion in government contracts that would have been issued to…

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Jeff Isaacs: USPTO issues its 10 millionth patent

Today marks the signing of the nation’s 10 millionth patent. It represents an enormous history of innovation and scientific development.

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USPTO director looks to decrease patent backlog by improving workforce efficiency

The newest director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office spoke about signing the nation’s 10 millionth patent and a years-long backlog of patent applications.

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