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16th Annual Rhode Island Attorney General Open Government Summit

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16th Annual Rhode Island Attorney General Open Government Summit
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8:30 am - 12:00 pm
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07/16/2014
When I left Wake Forest for the deanship at Roger Williams in 2003, I signed a contract for 3 years, hoped to survive for 5 (the typical deanship lasts 4+ years, about the same as NFL coaches), and...

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  • March 12, 2013
    From Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly: "Patent attorneys prepare for ‘Ides of March’" by Julie McMahon March 7th, 2013: Two key provisions of the federal patent reform law that are due to go into effect March 16 have prompted lawyers to change the advice they offer clients. [...] Patent lawyers, who are calling the effective date “The Ides of March,” say the changes are the most drastic in years. “Under the first to invent, there was a lot of focus on inventors keeping track of when they invent...