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

  • Starts: 12:00 pm on Thursday, September 24, 2020
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.
Laura Peter, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; Joyce Wong, School of Engineering; Susanna Benn, Patent Attorney
BU Faculty, Graduate Students, and Postdoctoral Scholars
Zoom Webinar

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