The 2011 Leahy-Smith America Invents Act fundamentally changed the process by which life sciences companies protect their inventions. U.S. patents are no longer awarded to the first to invent, but instead to the first to file. As a result, understanding the system and the standards for protecting intellectual property is as crucial today as understanding the science behind it.
In the last two centuries, American farmers have created the most efficient, productive, and sustainable food production system the world has ever seen. And in the coming decades, they will be tasked with providing food for the globe’s swelling population, which is projected to reach 9 billion people by 2050.
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Jerry Kringel is a partner whose practice concentrates on business and corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, and international transactions
Mr. Kringel has been recognized for over 10 years in The Best Lawyers in America® for corporate law and international trade and finance law. He also has been acknowledged in Who’s Who in America. Mr. Kringel was also named by The Best Lawyers in America® publication as the "Lawyer of the Year" in the area of Milwaukee International Trade and Finance Law in 2013. He was on the “Leading Lawyers” 2015 list published by Milwaukee’s M Magazine.
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