Innovator Spotlight

A forum for inventors and other IP stakeholders to discuss their work, the role IP plays for them and to help educate the public on the link between strong IP protection and robust innovation.

Episode 5 – Trademarking Vulgarity

S4 E5 – Trademarking Vulgarity  In 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments for a case in which no one dared utter the word at the heart of the dispute. Before that, Simon Tam registered his band name and

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Episode 4 – Vaccination Innovation

S4 E4 – Vaccination Innovation  In 2021, “vaccine” is one of the most frequently used words throughout the country. But there’s a lot we can learn from past American vaccines too. In this episode, we’ll get into the stories of

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Episode 3 – Activism, Art, and IP

S4 E3 Activism, Art, and IP There were dozens of breathtaking protest art pieces that appeared during the George Floyd protests. But visual art, especially protest art, is precarious. What happens if a building owner wants to get rid of

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Episode 2 – Ideas of All Origins: Immigration and Innovation

S4E2 Ideas of All Origins: Immigration and Innovation  Some of America’s most beloved inventions were created by immigrants. But as a nation, our attitude towards immigrants has gone through many phases. Listen as we explore how the mass migration restrictions

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Episode 1 – Food for Our Future

S4E1 Food for Our Future Scientists predict that we’ll reach 9 billion people on the planet by 2050. The question for thirty years from now is… how will we feed everyone? Plant biologists are working hard to invent faster plants

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Season 4 Trailer is Here!

SEASON 4 TRAILER AVAILABLE TODAY Get a sneak peak into Stroke of Genius® Season 4 by listening to the trailer! This season shares some of the most important stories in IP today, not just about the rules of patents, trademarks,

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