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Whittemore School of Business

1 recipient will receive $990,000. This is a first-time earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Description: Funds used for a pilot project to create a three-state prototype system to demonstrate an improved system to file a security interest in an intangible asset under Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) Article 9. The web-based architecture would reside at the University of New Hampshire. The prototype system will include data from the USPTO and UCC Article 9 data from New Hampshire, Maine, and Massachusetts.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
University of New Hampshire $990 Private Educational Institution
207 Thompson Hall
University of New Hampshire
Durham, NH
Source: Appropriations Report Language - Senate Full Committee
Reference: SR 108-344
Method: User entered excerpt
Citation Excerpt: Within the amount made available for USPTO, $990,000 is for a grant to the Whittemore School of Business for an intellectual property rights pilot project.

Citation Comment: Earmark incorporated by reference in the Appropriations Report Language - Conference, H. Rep 108-792, on page 785

Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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