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Prof. Deepak Hegde's research on patents is featured

Excerpt from IAM Magazine -- "The paper’s authors analysed the prosecution histories of 2.15 million patent applications filed at the USPTO between 1996 and 2005. Overall, of the applications filed in that timeframe, 55.8% resulted in patent grants without the use of continuation procedures. However, Hegde, Carley and Marco also found that allowance rates declined significantly over that time period, from 70% in 1996 to just 40% in 2005."

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