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3 Things You Need To Know About The SUCCESS Act

Law360 (November 13, 2018, 2:43 PM EST) -- President Donald Trump recently signed legislation that extends the ability of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to set patent and trademark fees and requires a report looking at patents issued to women and minorities.

Here are three things you need to know about the Study of Underrepresented Classes Chasing Engineering and Science Success Act.

The USPTO Has Fee-Setting Authority Until 2026

A key part of the SUCCESS Act, which the president signed Oct. 31, is an eight-year extension of the USPTO's authority to set its own fees in order to recover costs associated with services and activities relating to patents and...

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