Effective use of the United States patent system by small industry
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Effective use of the United States patent system by small industry by Hiram B. Gilson

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Published in [Newark, N.J.] .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Patents -- United States.,
  • Patent laws and legislation -- United States.

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Statement[by] Hiram B. Gilson.
LC ClassificationsT223.Z1 G5
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 143 l.
Number of Pages143
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5762520M
LC Control Number71226248

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