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Innovation e-Review

The Innovation Review is the New York State Science & Technology Law Center's monthly newsletter, bringing information on a variety of economic, business, and technology related legal news as well as highlighting and profiling resources and events across the state.


Resource Spotlight


Launch NY

Launch NY is a nonprofit venture development organization working to support and invest in high-growth, high-impact companies in Upstate New York.

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Fly paper

Flexible Low Yield Paper for Financing Social Enterprises

Research Associate, Justin Burgess, reviews an article from the Boston College Law Review that offers a look at an option for socially-minded entrepreneurs to raise capital.

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IP Law Watch

Software IP Protection

Options for Protecting Software IP

Protecting intellectual property is an important business consideration. Software developers have a few options available to them but there are advantages and disadvantages involved.

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Alice Corp v. CLS Bank International

The Federal Circuit handed down an important decision on what constitutes patent eligible subject matter in 2012.

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NY State

New York Attorney General Settlement with "Patent Troll"

Recently, the New York Attorney General announced action taken against a non-practicing entity that has been targeting small businesses in New York. Attorney General Schneiderman joins other state attorney generals in attempting to protect businesses from companies seen as "patent trolls."

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NY State

Michelle K. Lee Named Deputy Director of the USPTO

January 13th marked the start of Michelle K. Lee's role as Deputy Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

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Center News

J.D. Student Research Associates Participate in IP Moot Court

Two moot court teams sponsored by Syracuse University College of Law are competing in intellectual property competitions. Participants include third-year J.D. students from the Science and Technology Law Center.

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