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NOAA, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office create work-sharing program to advance green technology

The Department of Commerce’s U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and NOAA today announced a collaboration to promote and advance further innovation in the climate and “green” technology areas. The cornerstone of the collaboration is a work-sharing program that focuses on the intersection of intellectual property and climate and environmental technologies. USPTO expertise will help NOAA researchers understand the importance of protecting intellectual property so that NOAA’s research and technology can better serve the public and inspire future innovation across NOAA’s mission.

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