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.
Civil Engineering & Patent Law
Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco
      Though many civil engineers probably do not realize it, patent-eligible subject matter abounds in the field of civil and structural engineering.  Navigating through this website will provide civil engineers with detailed information regarding how the global patent system overlaps with technological innovation in their field.  On the pages of this website, civil engineers can find reports on civil engineering patenting in the United States and around the world, articles on civil engineering patenting published in leading civil engineering magazines, interactive listings of civil engineering innovators at universities and in the private & public sectors, a roadmap of U.S. patent law reflecting provisions of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act, and much more.