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Gates Applying for Patents on the Side

Ever heard of Searete LLC? How about Intellectual Ventures? The company names might be unfamiliar, but chances are you've heard of the people (like Bill Gates, for instance) behind these patent-seeking firms.

Posted by Lee Pender on November 12, 2008 at 11:54 AM


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