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Mind-Controlled Exoskeleton at the FIFA World Cup: A Public Display Is a Public Disclosure

  • 03.04.15
  • Graham Phero
  • Bloomberg BNA - Medical Devices Law & Industry Report

Graham Phero discusses the implications of public disclosures of breakthrough technology before all necessary patents have been filed. Citing the mind-controlled exoskeleton that was demonstrated at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Phero outlines the patent rights complications that can arise - specifically in countries requiring absolute novelty - from public disclosures before utility and design patent strategies have been implemented. 

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