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.

Meet the Host of Stroke of Genius!

Meet Our Host! Andrea Madho joins Stroke of Genius in season two! She is a CEO and co-founder of a fashion technology company, as well as an inventor with patent pending technology. Her company Lab141, is a fashion technology company

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Jessica O. Matthews

This week’s Women History in IP Spotlight: Jessica O. Matthews Jessica O. Matthews enjoys building, testing and inventing.  While a junior in college, she co-created the Soccket, a soccer ball that can take the kinetic energy created from being tossed

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Diane Warren

This week’s Women History in IP Spotlight: Diane Warren You might not know Diane Warren by name, but I’m willing to bet you have heard her songs — she has written or co-written nearly 2,000 songs registered with the Copyright

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Danya Sherman

This week’s Women History in IP Spotlight: Danya Sherman Through her company KnoNap™, Ms. Sherman has developed a regular-looking napkin that will detect the presence of various date rape drugs in a drink.  A spot on the napkin will turn

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Stephanie Kwolek

This week’s Women History in IP Spotlight: Stephanie Kwolek Stephanie Kwolek (1923–2014) was born in New Kensington, Pennsylvania.  When she graduated from the women’s college (Margaret Morrison Carnegie College) of Carnegie Mellon University, she applied for a position as a

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Ivan Yaeger, Inventor and Entrepreneur

This week’s Black History in IP Spotlight: Ivan Yaeger Ivan Yaeger entered the world of innovation when he created a battery powered bionic arm as a seventh grade science fair project.  By the time he entered college Ivan had developed

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