Innovator Insights

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 7 – Cancer Immunotherapy/CAR T Cells

Episode 7 – Cancer Immunotherapy/CAR T Cells What if scientists could harness the power of a patient’s own immune system to fight cancer? This episode explores CAR T Cell therapy, a groundbreaking approach to cancer treatment that re-engineers immune cells

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Episode 6 – Haptics 

Episode 6 – Haptics  In this episode, we examine the innovative world of haptics: technologies which utilize our sense of touch.  We’ll hear how a college professor is adding new life to touch screens, how one young engineer is changing

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Episode 5 – Super Soaker®

Episode 5 – The Super Soaker® You’re probably familiar with the Super Soaker, but do you know the man behind one of the world’s most popular toys?  In this episode, we’ll explore the life of Dr. Lonnie Johnson, a nuclear

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Episode 4 – Driverless Cars/LiDAR

Episode 4 – Driverless Cars/LiDAR Meet the IPO Education Foundation’s Inventor of the Year David Hall.  He’ll share his experience through a grueling race in the desert and how it birthed the autonomous vehicle movement.  Then take a forward look

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Episode 3 -Advanced Prosthetics

Episode 3 – Advanced Prosthetics We’ll examine inventions that are transforming disabilities into extra-abilities.  We’ll hear the harrowing tale that led to one mountain climber’s career as a prolific inventor, explore the relationship between science and design, and learn how

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Episode 2 – Eye Surgery

Episode 2 – Eye Surgery  Take a trip through the history of eye surgery with Dr. Gary Wortz, Dr. Janus Adams, and Dr. Jim Wynne. We’ll learn about a cultural pioneer, an unexpected breakthrough for LASIK, and dive into cutting edge

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