Finished Adhesives and Sealants

IP in Depth: Effective Preissuance Submissions

Preissuance submissions are a one-chance opportunity to present prior art in such a way that an examiner will be convinced to apply the prior art to reject pending claims in a patent application.
By Michael Gzybowski
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"The preissuance submission provision in the America Invents Act aims to bring the most relevant prior art to the examiner’s attention as early as possible during prosecution to enhance examination effectiveness and efficiency,” says Undersecretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) David Kappos.


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3M Personnel Announcement in Top Spot

Last week, readers were most interested in the appointment of a new VP for 3M.
By Susan Sutton
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This weekly roundup highlights the adhesives, sealants and coatings news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.


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Composites Structures Study Seeks Contributors

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Contributors are wanted to study the demand for a UK-based large composites structures center as part of a study for the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS).
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3M’s Post-it Brand Sponsors Startup Weekend

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3M recently announced its Post-it® brand is sponsoring Startup Weekend, a program intended to help entrepreneurs launch their businesses in one weekend, organized by the non-profit UP Global.
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Henkel Receives Sustainability Award

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Henkel Corp. recently announced it has received the Becton, Dickinson and Co. (BD) 2013 Sustainability Award.
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#ASITop25

Is Your Company in the Top 25?

Our exclusive ASI Top 25 listing will rank the leading worldwide manufacturers of adhesives, sealants, and adhesive and sealant products.
By Susan Sutton
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This is by far our most popular article of the year, and we’d love to hear from as many of you as possible!
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SCIGRIP Receives American Bureau of Shipping Certification

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SCIGRIP recently announced it has been awarded the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) certification for its SG230 HV (high viscosity) range of structural products.
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Sika Receives Award from Honda

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Sika Region NA Automotive recently announced it has received Honda North America’s Excellence in Value Award.
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Readers Most Interested in 3M Patents

An announcement from 3M regarding a milestone in innovation garnered the most interest last week.
By Susan Sutton
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This weekly roundup highlights the adhesives, sealants and coatings news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.
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LORD Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship Announced

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LORD Corp. recently announced it has partnered with the North Carolina State University Department of Chemistry to establish the first LORD Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship.
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ExxonMobil Tackifier Expansion

Dwight Tozer, vice president of ExxonMobil’s Adhesion Industry business, discusses the company’s latest tackifier expansion project with Editor-in-Chief Susan Sutton.

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