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Patent law in the United States is federal law. Federally-registered Patent Attorneys are licensed to prosecute patent applications of inventors located in Nashville, before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

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Patents in the state of Tennessee: According to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, over 3,440 patents were granted in the state of Tennessee between 2006 and 2010, including over 920 patents granted in 2010. Most inventions patented between 2006 and 2010 in the state of Tennessee were Mechanical.

TN: 2006-2010 Average 2010
Mechanical over 320 patents over 440 patents
Electrical over 180 patents over 250 patents
Chemical over 170 patents over 220 patents

Obtaining a Patent in the United States.
A U.S. patent grants a patent owner the right to exclude others from making, using, selling, or distributing the patented invention without permission, for a period of 14-20 years. During this time period, the patent owner can generate revenue through licensing or sale.

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Intellectual Property Articles:

Patents News In Nashville - Google News

Briefs: CFO sues hospital for discrimination; patent loss to drain big pharma
Healthcare Finance News
Franklin, Tennessee-based Community Health Systems recently said it would sell Harris Hospital in Newport, Arkansas, a 133-bed facility, to the White County Medical Center of Searcy, Arkansas. It is the third hospital the chain has divested since October.

Patents in Europe: Unitary, Transitions, Opt-Outs, Opt-Back-Ins
Bloomberg BNA
I covered the BIO IP Committee Conference in Nashville on Nov. 11, and Anthony C. Tridico, managing partner of Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP's European office in London, gave a update on the status of the European unitary patent ...

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Is Oxford Pharmaceuticals Birmingham's Mercedes plant? Assessing the impact ...
John Schultz, the president and general manager of Oxford's Birmingham operations, said when the project was announced that executives were deciding between Huntsville, Nashville and Birmingham, and ultimately decided on Birmingham because of the city ...

Immunomedics Reports Expanded Phase 1/2 Trials Confirm Activity and Good ...
GlobeNewswire (press release)
... Health Center for Cancer Care, Goshen, IN; Dr. Rebecca L. Moroose, UF Health Cancer Center, Orlando, FL; Dr. Ingrid A. Mayer, Breast Cancer Program, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN; Dr. Jennifer R. Diamond ...

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