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Invent Together Applauds Inclusion of Unleashing American Innovators Act in the Omnibus Spending Package

Legislation would expand participation in the patent system. Washington, D.C. (Dec. 20, 2022) — Today, Holly Fechner, Executive Director of Invent Together, an alliance focused on narrowing the diversity gaps in invention and patenting, issued the following statement on the inclusion of the Unleashing American Innovators Act on the FY23 omnibus spending bill: “Today, congressional Invent Together Applauds Inclusion of Unleashing American Innovators Act in the Omnibus Spending Package

Diversity data reveals size of missed opportunities in inventors and patenting

Less than 13% of all inventors listed in patents in the United States are women, and opening the way to inventor diversity would increase annual US GDP by nearly $1 trillion, quadruple the number of American inventors and lead to many new and different inventions. So say Holly Fechner, executive director of Invent Together, and Diversity data reveals size of missed opportunities in inventors and patenting

Invent Together Praises Senate Judiciary Committee Passage of Unleashing American Innovators Act

Bill would provide meaningful Patent Pro Bono support to inventors across America Washington, D.C. (Dec. 1, 2022) — Holly Fechner, Executive Director of Invent Together, an alliance focused on narrowing the diversity gaps in invention and patenting, issued the following statement after the Senate Judiciary Committee passed the Unleashing American Innovators Act: “We’re grateful to Invent Together Praises Senate Judiciary Committee Passage of Unleashing American Innovators Act

Will More Women Patent Attorneys Lead To More Women Inventors?

Inventions typically emerge out of attempts to solve problems. Because people with different life experiences are motivated to solve different problems in different ways, striving to make the patent system more inclusive is eminently worthwhile. Put another way: Female inventors are more likely to patent solutions to problems that specifically or disproportionately affect women. This Will More Women Patent Attorneys Lead To More Women Inventors?

How the CHIPS and Science act can revolutionize US tech diversity

In his remarks about the new CHIPS and Science Act, President Joe Biden proclaimed “we’re going to support entrepreneurs and technology hubs all across the country, including historically Black colleges and universities, minority-serving institutions, Tribal colleges. We’re going to tap into the greatest competitive advantage we have: our diverse and talented workforce that’s urban, rural, and suburban.”