In 2018, approximately 201 patents were issued that had at least one inventor having an address in South Dakota. This number was a significant decrease from 2017, when 230 patents were issued to a South Dakota inventor.
It is with much sadness that Woods, Fuller, Shultz and Smith recognizes the untimely passing of Comet Haraldson, in a tragic aviation accident, on January 13, 2019.
The Department of Homeland Security, which oversees the program, announced that the websitewill not be actively managed and will not be updated until after funding is restored. DHS reported: “Information on this website may not be up to date. Transactions submitted via this website might not be processed and we will not be able to respond to inquiries until after appropriations are enacted.”