Wrapping up National Inventors Month
May 28, 2015
May 28, 2015
We’ve said it before, we’ll say it again: inventors and inventing don’t get nearly the recognition they deserve. The end of May officially marks the close of National Inventors Month, but at Intellectual Ventures, every month could (and should) carry the moniker. For their dedication, intellect and hard work, we can’t voice our appreciation for inventors enough. It isn’t hyperbolic to say that without inventors, there wouldn’t be an Intellectual Ventures.
In recognition of the end of May, we’re rounding up some of our favorite posts on inventors and invention:
And in case you missed it, be sure to check out our Behind the Breakthrough series that regularly profiles inventors – as well as scientists, managers, lawyers and more – who are integral to driving innovation. Happy National Inventors Month – and thank you to inventors everywhere from the entire Intellectual Ventures team.
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