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Patent law in the United States is federal law. Federally-registered Patent Attorneys are licensed to prosecute patent applications of inventors located in Santa Maria, before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

During the application process, the federal government will not provide assistance to a patent applicant. In fact, the United States Patent and Trademark Office strongly advises patent applicants to contact a registered patent attorney or a patent agent.

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A U.S. patent grants a patent owner the right to exclude others from making, using, selling, or distributing the patented invention without permission, for a period of 14-20 years. During this time period, the patent owner can generate revenue through licensing or sale.

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Patents News In Santa Maria - Google News

Warren's Veneda wins Santa Maria
Warren's Veneda claimed her first graded stakes victory with a wide closing drive in the $200,000 Santa Maria Stakes Feb. 14 at Santa Anita Park, continuing a path of improvement for the 5-year-old mare by Affirmative. After a close second in the ...

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2014-15 Power Rankings: Week 13
Last Week: 1, The Hawks, thanks to win streaks of nine and 16 games and 10 wins in a row against Western Conference opposition, are just the 10th team in history to play at least 32 games and lose only two of them. Six of the previous nine -- since we ...

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'Veneda' wins Santa Margarita
11 and the Santa Maria Stakes Feb. 14. "She is so impressive," said Baze, who rode Warren's Veneda in all three wins. "The last three times I've ridden her, she just does things so easy. I haven't got to the bottom of her yet. There's so much horse ...

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Tempest in a Teepee at SBCC
Santa Barbara Independent
A wooden teepee erected Wednesday, March 4, as part of a Santa Barbara City College art project was dismantled the following Monday after Native American students complained to school administrators, prompting a vigorous discussion about cultural ...

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