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Posted by Tyler Link on Wed, Apr 27, 2016 @ 01:49 PM

At this time of year, it is important to discuss a topic which is often-overlooked by many SBIR/STTR contractors and grantees: the importance of protecting your Intellectual Property (IP) when preparing your proposal(s).

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Topics: Intellectual Property, Intellectual Property Protection, dod sbir, DoD SBIR/STTR 2016.2, SBIR IP Protection, SBIR intellectual property protection

ReliAscent Partners with Martensen IP

Posted by Tyler Link on Tue, Mar 15, 2016 @ 09:30 AM

ReliAscent is proud to announce our partnership with Martensen, a law firm specializing in intellectual property (IP) and serving businesses contracting with the Federal Government.  Martensen offers critically important, often overlooked services to contractors/grantees, and we highly recommend all businesses have their IP protection strategies professionally evaluated prior to submitting any proposal to the Government or any other entity.

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Topics: Intellectual Property, IP Rights, IP Strategy, Intellectual Property Protection, IP Protection Lawyers, SBIR IP Protection

USPTO adds Sattellite office in Denver, CO on June 30, 2014

Posted by Mike Anderson on Thu, Jul 03, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

The US Patent Office (USPTO) has added a satellite office in Denver, Colorado.  The grand opening was held in downtown Denver on June 30th with opening remarks by Deputy Director Michelle Lee, Mayor Hancock, US Senators Bennet & Udall, US State Representatives Gardner &  Perlmutter among others.  The office is the first permanent PTO office west of the Mississippi River.  There are plans to open offices in Dallas and San Jose in 2015 as well.  The first satellite PTO office opened in July of 2012 in Detroit, changing the landscape for patent registration for the first time. 

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Topics: USPTO, Intellectual Property Protection, Patent Rights