Equity in Innovation: Overcoming Barriers to Women Engaging in Innovation and the Patent System

Starts:
12:00 pm on Thursday, September 24, 2020
Location:
Zoom Webinar
URL:
https://www.bu.edu/research/featured-events/research-how-to-events/equity-in-innovation-overcoming-barriers-to-women-engaging-in-innovation-and-the-patent-system/
Join Technology Development to explore the barriers women face in innovation and the patent system, with discussion to cover:

How we can we mitigate the “leaky pipeline” to inventorship
How to recognize bias in review and effectively address it
How women inventors can optimize their outcomes when filing applications with the USPTO
Resources and tools available to female innovators

The event will feature a keynote from Laura Peter, Deputy Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), followed by a panel discussion and audience Q&A with Peter, Professor Joyce Wong, Biomedical Engineering (ENG), and patent attorney Susanna Benn.