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April 30, 2018 - Crain's New York writer Aaron Elstein takes a look at a new water-filtration invention, the New York WaterMaker, which mimics the makeup of New York City's water. He asks Professor Christopher Buccafusco if the invention is patentable.
"There are hundreds of existing water-filtration and manipulation technologies, and Errigo's team will have to demonstrate that the WaterMaker represents an 'inventive leap,' said Christopher Buccafusco, director of the intellectual-property program at the Cardozo School of Law. 'This is a hard thing to patent,' Buccafusco said.