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IP for a Nobel Cause

October 21, 2013

Inventors have changed and advanced the course of human history, but one inventor has arguably done more than any other to promote and encourage the people who explore those ideas. Today we recognize Alfred Nobel, born on this day in 1833. Read More


Seattle’s Museum of Industry & History is launching the Bezos Center for Innovation, an exhibit which explores how one city has become a nexus of big ideas that have shaped not only the Pacific Northwest, but also helped change the world. Read More


Patent No. 1

July 31, 2013

In an important footnote to U.S. economic history, July 31, 1790 marks the date of the first patent granted in the U.S. The Patent Board had only recently been signed into law, and the patent application submitted for improvements “in the making of Pot ash and Pearl ash by a new Apparatus and Process” was reviewed by no less than Secretary of State and patent-examiner-in-chief, Thomas Jefferson. Read More


In celebration of National Inventors Month, download and share an inventor poster series that honors brilliant inventions in minimalist form. Read More


Honoring World IP Day

April 26, 2013

Today is World IP Day and we want to say thank you. World IP Day serves as the catalyst to spark genuine discussions about the importance of intellectual property, and it’s a reminder that there is a person behind every patent. Read More
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