Sunday, July 01, 2012
Denver Post: 'Denver to get U.S. Patent Office, a $440 million economic boost'
"The Denver metro area is among three places that will get a new U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; a $440 million economic generator that promises hundreds of new high-paying jobs, according to documents obtained by The Denver Post on Saturday...
Holli Riebel, president of the Colorado BioScience Association, worked the state's budding network of biologists and scientists; people who often apply for patents; to sign a letter of support.
'Many times, things go to the coasts and they don't go to the middle of the country,' she said at the time. 'I think there's a huge market that could be drawn from the middle. It's an easy place for everyone to get to, and we do have an international airport.'"
Link to the Denver Post report
Link to a related report in the Denver Business Journal