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Patent Chief: Oil and Gas Companies Big and Small Need Help Protecting Their Intellectual Property

Posted on · Michelle K. Lee is the Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and director of the US Patent and Trademark Office, the federal agency that oversees issuing patents for ideas and inventions. And it’s in charge of registering trademarks. Lee spoke last week (March 11, 2016) with researchers at the University of Houston along with entrepreneurs […]

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Storm Suppression and Intellectual Property: Wednesday’s Show (March 16, 2016)

Posted on · A comprehensive study is underway to examine how to best protect Greater Houston from the next big storm. On this edition of Houston Matters, we learn about the storm surge suppression study from Robert Eckels, former Harris County Judge and president of the Gulf Coast Community Protection and Recovery District. Then, Edel Howlin talks with […]