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.
Symposium on Resilience Engineering
      The University of Delaware's Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering and the American Society of Civil Engineers sponsored this mini-symposium on March 23, 2013, at the University of Delaware.  Slides used in the presentation "Promoting Innovation through Resilience Engineering and Patenting," given by the author at the symposium, can be viewed by clicking on the below link:
A brochure of the as-planned agenda for the symposium can be viewed by clicking on the below link: