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Friday Factoid – 4.12.13

According to a recent USPTO report, in 2010 average weekly wages for private sector jobs in IP-intensive industries were 42% higher than average weekly wages for such jobs in non-IP-intensive industries.  More specifically, wages for patent industry jobs were 73% higher and wages for copyright industry jobs were 77% higher than comparable average weekly wages for jobs in non-IP intensive industries. Sources:  http://www.uspto.gov/news/publications/IP_Report_March_2012.pdf; http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/blog/2012/april/intellectual-property-and-us-economy-industries-focus