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Chemical Industry Weekly Innovation News Round-up, Sept. 23

11:05 AM MDT | September 23, 2011 | Alex Scott

Some interesting new technologies have come to light this week, although the key story and something that could have a significant impact on the world stage across the chemical industry and beyond in recent days is that the U.S. has taken steps to overhaul its patent law. Streamlining of U.S. patent law and eliminating the 'first to invent test' is something that the chemical industry has been pressing for a number of years.  CW's Rebeccah Coons tracks the trend of biotech firms advancing IPO plans with a story about Renewable fuels firm Mascoma...

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