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US lawmakers target patent diversity gap

29-07-2019

A group of bicameral and bipartisan lawmakers last week introduced legislation to help close the patenting gap faced by women and minorities in the US.

USPTO seeks comments on women’s participation in patent system

07-05-2019

The US Patent and Trademark Office is seeking public comments on the participation of women, minorities and veterans in entrepreneurship activities and the patent system.

'Sluggish' growth in women inventor numbers: USPTO

13-02-2019

Women inventors still make up just 12% of all patent inventors in the US, according to the US Patent and Trademark Office.

India seeks to expedite women’s patent applications

India17-12-2018

The Indian Patent Office will have to expedite the examination of patents filed by women under new rules proposed to promote female entrepreneurship.

USPTO accepts ‘Comfyballs’ trademark—but only for women

08-08-2016

An underwear brand called Comfyballs, which was initially denied a US trademark for its name because the term was “vulgar”, has now had an application accepted—but only if the product is used for women.

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