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President Obama is scrambling to fix a 2011 law, intended to prevent broadly defined patent infringement claims, that appears to have backfired.


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President Obama is scrambling to fix a 2011 law, intended to prevent broadly defined patent infringement claims, that appears to have backfired.

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Who Invented the Chocolate Eggcream?

President Obama is scrambling to fix a 2011 law, intended to prevent broadly defined patent infringement claims, that appears to have backfired.

New Report Reveals The 10 U.S. Areas Facing The Highest Climate-Related Risk Of Water Shortages

Study points to risk in nation's capital, New York City, America's breadbasket and 46 states.

They’re Coming to Take Us Away

A new survey says 60 percent of Americans would welcome driverless cars on U.S. roads.

Clean Energy Investments In Pennsylvania Will Create Jobs, Leverage $109 Million

The CFA approved 13 projects, through the state's Alternative and Clean Energy Program including five Compressed Natural Gas and Liquefied Natural Gas fueling stations which have the benefits of reducing emissions, fuel savings and utilizing the large domestic source of natural gas available in Pennsylvania.

Hertz Announces Corporate Headquarters Relocation To Florida

Hertz chose Lee County, FL primarily because of its diverse community appeal, work force availability, and accessibility. The company worked closely with Florida Governor Rick Scott as well as other state and county government and business leaders throughout the decision-making process.

LOCATION FOCUS: United It Stands

Although divided into regions, New York is a single empire of development. From the March/April 2013 issue.

NYC Regional EDC, NYC Seedstart Announce Enterprise 2013 Startup Accelerator Program

A key strategy of the NYCREDC is to foster innovation by investing in projects and programs that are going to create the industries, businesses and jobs of the future. Innovation industries grow in clusters, where entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, researchers and potential clients are constantly interacting, exchanging ideas and drawing upon a concentration of talent.

Governors March Into BIO

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett wins top honors as BIO's 2013 Governor of the Year.

SNAPSHOTS: 60 Seconds…with Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno, State of New Jersey

New Jersey continues to build on its strengths and tax incentives to cultivate new development sectors. From the March/April 2013 issue.

COVER STORY: Global Biotech Report

As the global financial system continues to mend, venture capital is beginning to flow back into the biotechnology sector. In Europe, the largest biomed players are thriving, while entrepreneurial biotech start-ups gain traction in the U.S. From the March/April 2013 issue.

FIRST WORD: Delivering The Goods

From Biotech to Alabama to Superstorm Sandy, this issue is filled with topical stories from all parts of the globe. From the March/April 2013 issue.

RV Components Producer Relocating Headquarters To Indiana

With more than 5,200 full-time employees across the country, Drew Industries currently has approximately 3,400 employees in Indiana. The company has already begun hiring additional engineers, furniture assemblers, general laborers, drivers and welders in Elkhart County.

SPECIAL REPORT: Steadfast And Strong In The Wake Of Superstorm Sandy

With $60 billion in federal recovery aid and new initiatives, New York and New Jersey are gearing up to rebuild from the historic cataclysm that devastated the region last fall. From the March/April 2013 issue

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Expanding Into New Buildings In Tarrytown, NY

Having started with four employees when it opened its research laboratories at The Landmark at Eastview in 1989, Regeneron now has over 1,300 employees working at the campus.

Locked, Loaded and Ready to Relocate

As more states pass tough new gun control measures, weapons makers threaten to pack up and move to gun-friendly locations.

Locus Energy Moves From NYC to Hoboken, NJ

Locus Energy recently moved from New York to temporary space in Hoboken while its new, permanent location in New Jersey is renovated following damage from Hurricane Sandy.

New Partnership Releases Guide To Stimulate Private Investment In Natural Infrastructure

Report is first effort of “NatLab,” a cross-sector partnership between the Nature Conservancy, the Natural Resources Defense Council, and EKO Asset Management Partners.

Masters of Disaster

After Mother Nature's big wakeup call, the realization is growing that today's disaster recovery must prepare us to meet future cataclysms.

FEATURE STORY: Semiconductor HUBS – Macro Growth from Micro Chips

The nanotech circuits on today’s microchips can’t be seen with the human eye, but they support a $150-billion industry that employs nearly 250,000 people across the U.S. From the January/February 2013 issue

Doubling Down in NJ

New Jersey is bolstering its casino industry by embracing Internet and on-demand gaming, betting that expanding the pool of gamblers will lift Atlantic City's fortunes.

We Are Made In New York Turns To The Tech Sector

The "We are Made in NY" campaign comes at a time when New York City's tech sector has increased significantly in recent years. Between 2007 and 2011, the number of employees at digital media companies grew by 80%. Since 2007, 486 digital startups have received funding.

Cashing In on History’s Riches

Tourism is a $1.2-trillion industry in the United States. New York recently joined the growing number of states forging a path to growth by mining its heritage for tourist dollars.

CommVault Brings Significant Investment, Job Creation to Jersey Shore

"CommVault has said it will eventually add 2,000 employees at the new site in addition to its current 500 in its current headquarters in Oceanport. The company is bound by an agreement with FMERA to generate up to 225 of those jobs within three years of moving in. If it doesn't, it will face penalties of $3,000 per job not created," writes Christopher Sheldon of the Long Branch Patch.

Millionaire Sitt Invests $1 Million To Improve NYC Airport Infrastructure; Launches Global Gateway Alliance

The Global Gateway Alliance was established to address the major challenges facing the metropolitan region’s airports that, if left unaddressed, will serve as a major impediment to the long-term growth of New York City.

Amazon To Open Fulfillment Center In Robbinsville, NJ

The new one million-square-foot facility in Mercer County, NJ is expected to create hundreds of jobs when it opens in early 2014.

Fifth Avenue: A Top 10 Great Street For 2012

APA Great Places exemplify exceptional character and highlight the role planning and planners play in adding value to communities, including fostering economic growth and jobs.

Protein Sciences Corp. Builds Ties In Rockland County, NY

Protein Sciences' expansion will take advantage of a local workforce experienced in biopharmaceutical research, development and manufacturing. Dec 3, 2012 @ 11:05 AM

Research Organization Biotrial To Establish HQ In Newark, NJ

Francis Cauffman will design the French company's new American headquarters in Newark, which is becoming a major hub for pharmaceutical companies. Nov 20, 2012 @ 10:12 AM

Durata Therapeutics Moving To Chicago

Biotech start-up relocates from NJ; cites talent pool as draw and plans to create up to 100 jobs. Nov 19, 2012 @ 10:07 AM

Ahold USA Building New Meat Processing Facility In PA

Ahold USA considered locating a state-of-the-art, USDA certified meat processing and packaging facility in several states; will construct a 162,000-square foot facility in Lower Allen Township, Cumberland County. Nov 15, 2012 @ 10:50 AM

Jersey Strong

BF often covers national disasters, but now we must report from the midst of one. Nov 7, 2012 @ 4:08 PM

United Begins Construction Of New Hangar At Washington Dulles

Hangar will be airline's first at Washington Dulles airport. More than 200 area construction workers will build the facility. Oct 26, 2012 @ 10:01 AM

BUSINESS REPORT: Regional Councils-Engines for Growth in the Empire State

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has transformed the way the state invests in development, switching from a top-down approach to a competition between regions for project funding. From the September/October 2012 issue

SPECIAL REPORT: PSE&G Adds $883 Million to New Jersey’s Solar Power Push

New Jersey aims to maintain its status as a leading state in installed solar power capacity, an effort that has been embraced by the Garden State’s largest utility. From the September/October 2012 issue

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