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Invent Together Congratulates Kathi Vidal on Her Confirmation as Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Invent Together’s Executive Director Holly Fechner released the following statement congratulating Kathi Vidal on her confirmation as Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO): “Invent Together applauds the Senate for confirming Kathi Vidal as the Director of the USPTO, and we congratulate her on her new position. As an Invent Together Congratulates Kathi Vidal on Her Confirmation as Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Invent Together Urges Senate Judiciary Committee to Approve the Nomination of Kathi Vidal as USPTO Director

Washington, D.C. (January 5, 2021) — Today, Invent Together’s Executive Director Holly Fechner released the following statement urging the Senate Judiciary Committee to approve the nomination of Kathi Vidal as Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO): “Invent Together supports the nomination of Kathi Vidal to lead the USPTO, and we urge Invent Together Urges Senate Judiciary Committee to Approve the Nomination of Kathi Vidal as USPTO Director

Is There A Gender Bias in Funding? Yes. Here’s How Female Founders Can Overcome

p>By Donna Griffit At the end of last year, Crunchbase News reported that VC funding for startups founded by women had dropped by 27 percent in 2020 compared with 2019. It’s a significant statistic, and it provoked a lot of concern among both female founders and those trying to encourage women in the entrepreneurial space, Is There A Gender Bias in Funding? Yes. Here’s How Female Founders Can Overcome

At least one thumbs up for President Biden’s Patent and Trademark Office nominee

By Tom Temin, Federal News Network President Biden has nominated Kathi Vidal, an experienced patent attorney, to become director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. One group says she’s a good pick. Joining Federal Drive with Tom Temin to explain why is Holly Fechner, executive director of a nonprofit group called Invent Together, which At least one thumbs up for President Biden’s Patent and Trademark Office nominee

New Tillis-Leahy Bills to Boost Innovation: The Good, the Bad and the Nonsense, Invent Together

By Gene Quinn “The Unleashing American Innovators Act is a worthwhile idea and provides provisions that would help small businesses and independent inventors. The Pride in Patent Ownership Act is more one-sided nonsense.” Earlier today, U.S. Senators Thom Tillis (R-NC) and Patrick Leahy (D-VT), the Ranking Member and Chair of the Senate Intellectual Property Subcommittee, New Tillis-Leahy Bills to Boost Innovation: The Good, the Bad and the Nonsense, Invent Together

Women Speak Up About the Invention and Patenting Obstacles They Face, Invent Together

At age 17, Alissa Chavez became the youngest Latina patent holder in the United States. Her invention, Hot Seat, is an alarm system intended to prevent a parent from accidentally leaving a child in a hot car. Chavez introduced the idea for Hot Seat at her eighth-grade science fair. She advanced to the semi-finals and Women Speak Up About the Invention and Patenting Obstacles They Face, Invent Together

Holly Fechner’s Statement on Prioritizing Small Underserved and Rural Businesses in the SBIR/STTR Programs, Invent Together

Statement of Holly Fechner Executive Director Invent Together For the Subcommittee on Underserved, Agricultural, and Rural Business Development Committee on Small Business U.S. House of Representatives Hearing on Prioritizing Small Undeserved and Rural Businesses in the SBIR/STTR Programs June 23, 2021   Invent Together appreciates the opportunity to submit a statement for the record for Holly Fechner’s Statement on Prioritizing Small Underserved and Rural Businesses in the SBIR/STTR Programs, Invent Together

IDEA Act Passed Out of Senate Judiciary Committee, Invent Together

“The IDEA Act is a crucial step toward ensuring that our nation’s inventors have equal access to the benefits of patenting, regardless of gender, race, or income. It will also help ensure that we use the full measure of our talent to compete globally.” The full Senate Judiciary Committee today passed the Inventor Diversity for IDEA Act Passed Out of Senate Judiciary Committee, Invent Together

Invent Together Commends Passage of the IDEA Act by Senate Judiciary Committee, Invent Together

For Immediate Release Press Contact: Drew Holden l [email protected] l 202-669-3128 Invent Together Commends Passage of the IDEA Act by Senate Judiciary Committee This Legislation Will Help Provide Crucial Data Needed to Promote Diversity in Invention and Patenting Washington, D.C. (April 29, 2021) — Today, Invent Together’s Executive Director Holly Fechner issued the following statement Invent Together Commends Passage of the IDEA Act by Senate Judiciary Committee, Invent Together