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 9 – Can You Keep A (Trade)Secret?

S3 E9 Can You Keep A (Trade)Secret? Some of the best kept trade secrets are in the food and beverage industry… Kentucky Fried Chicken and Bush’s Baked Beans will never tell! But an even more mysterious recipe is guarded by

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Episode 8 – The Right to Invent

S3 E8 The Right to Invent Dr. Lisa Cook had a hunch that although African Americans were “free to invent,” the threat of violence that inventors in this community faced had a direct impact on their ability to engage in

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Episode 7 – Climbing Towards a Cure For Cancer

CLIMBING TOWARDS A CURE FOR CANCER 2018 Nobel Prize Winner Tasuku Honjo established an entirely new principle for cancer therapy. Follow his journey as he worked to unlock a new discovery, using an individual’s own immune system to fight one

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Episode 6 – Trademark School Spirit

  S3 E6 CAN YOU TRADEMARK A COLOR?  This season of the Stroke of Genius™ podcast explores the most pressing questions, fascinating stories, and often-overlooked marvels that make up the world of intellectual property. This week, with an episode titled “Trademark

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Episode 5 – Bringing Books to Life Through Technology

  S3 E5 BRINGING BOOKS TO LIFE THROUGH TECHNOLOGY  In this episode of Stroke of Genius™, learn about the creativity and inspiration of two inventors as they bring books to life. Inventors Matt & Melissa Hammersley started their careers writing patents

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Episode 4 – Secure in Your Thoughts

  EPISODE 4 – SECURE IN YOUR THOUGHTS  We’ve come a long way from floppy discs and dial-up internet. Now, we’re using fingerprints and facial recognition as passcodes. Some are going a step further and exploring ways to use brain

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