CIVIL ENGINEERING & PATENT LAW  
This website illustrates how Civil Engineers may make greater use of the Global Patent System to Promote Progress in their Field.
The American Founders included Patent Rights in the United States Constitution to Promote Progress.
Prior Art Rejections under 35 U.S.C. 102 and 35 U.S.C. 103
U.S. Patenting
      The Civil Engineering Patent Applicant typically must overcome prior art rejections by the Examiner under 35 U.S.C. 102 (anticipation rejections) and 35 U.S.C. 103 (obviousness rejections) during prosecution.  For a more complete treatment of prior art rejections under 35 U.S.C. 102 and 35 U.S.C. 103, please see Evolving Patent Laws, CE News, June 2012.
Tappan Zee Bridge in New York
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