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Touchscreen warfare, passive purification, patent law, and glass strengthening in the May ACerS Bulletin—now online!

By April Gocha / April 24, 2014

The May issue of the ACerS Bulletin is now available online—check out all the great content that fills this month’s pages!

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Eileen’s five fave CTT posts in 2012 (and her liberal interpretation of the number five)

By Eileen De Guire / December 31, 2012

Background image: Molten glass. Credit: Michael Germann; Dreamstime.com. Peter and I thought it would be fun to share our five favorite posts from 2012. Finding that choosing only five was nigh impossible, I decided to sort my picks into three categories, which instantly grew my budget to 15 stories! External forces Advances in science and…

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Patent Office releases America Invents Act Roadshow highlights

By Eileen De Guire / October 4, 2012

The America Invents Act that overhaul United States patent law was the topic of a series of Roadshow meetings the USPTO held this fall to introduce the new law and its implementation. In case you were unable to attend, the office just released videos of the events. (The videos are wmv files.) Here is the…

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Update on America Invents patent reform legislation: Senate reconciles

By Eileen De Guire / September 9, 2011

Credit: Wikipedia. Following up on our Aug. 18 post, “Patent reform working its way through Congress and 8,000,000th patent issued,” the Senate passed the America Invents patent reform legislation yesterday by an 89-9 margin. The House previously approved the bill in June. The vote reconciled differences between bills passed earlier in the House and Senate.…

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