Black History Month Spotlight on Former United States Astronaut Joan E. Higginbotham
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Black History Month Spotlight on Former United States Astronaut Joan E. Higginbotham

JOAN E. HIGGINBOTHAM
 NASA ASTRONAUT (FORMER) PERSONAL DATA: Born in Chicago, Illinois. She enjoys body building (weightlifting), cycling, music, motivational speaking. EDUCATION: Graduated from Whitney M. Young Magnet High School, Chicago, Illinois, in 1982; received a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, in 1987, a Masters of Management…

Why are trademarks important?
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Why are trademarks important?

Source: Entrepreneurs Even if you don’t realize it, everyone deals with trademarks on a daily basis. “Trademark” is another way of referring to brands. Consumers’ purchasing decisions are influenced by trademarks and the reputation such brands represent. It is important for business people to have an understanding of why trademarks are important assets and help grow…

Patent Has Issued – What are the next steps?
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Patent Has Issued – What are the next steps?

About Patent Maintenance Fees Source: USPTO.GOV A maintenance fee is a fee that is required for maintaining in force all utility and reissue utility patents based on applications filed on or after December 12, 1980. Generally, utility patents expire after 20 years from the application filing date subject to the payment of appropriate maintenance fees….