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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Melissa Wasserman, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Caption: The less time patent examiners are given to review an application, the more likely they are to grant patent protection to inventions 'on the margin,' says a study co-authored by Melissa Wasserman, the Richard and Anne Stockton Faculty Scholar and Richard W. and Marie L. Corman Scholar at the University of Illinois College of Law.

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