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February 17th, 2005

Nano startups consolidate IP positions

Lawyers have been saying for years that there's going to be a big battle over nanotech intellectual property. In the past month at least two more opening salvos were fired.

Just yesterday, Carbon Nanotechnologies Inc. announced its patent portfolio now numbers 30 and declared it has broad patent protection. A few weeks earlier, Dendritic NanoTechnologies Inc. announced a deal with Dow Chemical Co. that consolidates the IP portfolio for dendrimer technology under Dendritic's control.


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