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.
April 5, 2017
Under the Gun: “Hacking” Out Braille-on-Demand in 24 Hours When six students at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) decided to enter a “hackathon,” they had no idea they were going to invent a cutting-edge technology that would become a
March 8, 2017
Seeing the Need for a New Kind of Chemistry Today she is a Stanford University Professor of Chemistry and a 2017 Inductee to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s National Inventors Hall of Fame, but Carolyn Bertozzi initially wanted to
February 10, 2017
How an Innovative Education Model Encouraged a Better Way to Detect Lyme Disease Statistics show that, despite improvement in the overall number of women enrolling in STEM programs at U.S. universities, the rate of STEM degrees actually awarded to women
January 30, 2017
Carl Horton, a dear IPO member and friend, passed away on December 31, 2016, following a two-and-a-half year battle with brain cancer. His passing represents a great loss to the IPO family on both a personal and a professional level.
December 13, 2016
How the USPTO and Companies Like HPE Are Helping Independent Inventors When Zbigniew Doroszkiewicz came to Salt Lake City, Utah from Poland as a political refugee 30 years ago, he was at first afraid he had made a mistake. “Salt
December 5, 2016
Harnessing Viruses to Help the Body Beat Cancer Dr. Robert Coffin, inventor of Amgen’s IMLYGIC, will be one of the honorees for Inventor of the Year at the IPO Education Foundation’s Annual Awards Dinner in Washington, DC on 6 December.