What is a good idea and what is legal are two entirely separate things. You are allowed to defend your property with non-lethal force. Whether you should is not something my post attempted to address.
That is not true. You are allowed to use degrees of non-lethal force (such as a fist) to defend your property.
From the Wikipedia article on self-defense:
"The ownership and possession of property confer a certain right to defend that possession, [including] a defense of it which results in an assault and battery, and that which results in the destruction of the means used to invade and interfere with that possession."
People v. Kane, 131 N.Y. 111 (142 N.Y. 366, 37 N.E. 104)
You are talking about Scanning Electron Microscopes (SEM), which do work like optical microscopes, bouncing an electron beam off of the object being imaged.
The summary is talking about Transmission Electron Microscopes (TEM), which pass an electron beam through the object being imaged, and works more like microfilm.
A bureaucrat is a member of a bureaucracy and can comprise the administration of any organization of any size, though the term usually connotes someone within an institution of a government or corporation.
For example : http://www.nzfortress.co.nz/forum/showthread.php?t=20768
First to file means that if have a working model and you talked to someone about it, they could get the patent.
Changing to first to file doesn't change the fact that only the inventor can file a patent. If you could show in court that your work was used to file the patent, you would win it back. Note that this is different from the case where someone else independently invents the same thing and files first.
The Congress shall have Power To lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises, to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defence and general Welfare of the United States; but all Duties, Imposts and Excises shall be uniform throughout the United States;
To borrow money on the
That seems to cover this