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Patents for Humanity – USPTO

by | Feb 18, 2020

#Patents4HumanityPatents for Humanity is the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s (USPTO) awards competition recognizing innovators who use game-changing technology to meet global humanitarian challenges. The program provides business incentives for reaching those in need. Winners receive an acceleration certificate to expedite select proceedings at the USPTO, as well as public recognition of their work. The awards showcase how patent holders with vision are pioneering innovative ways to provide affordable, scalable, and sustainable solutions for the less fortunate.

Businesses and others are finding unique and creative ways to reach underserved markets. Their stories show that humanitarian engagement is compatible with business interests and strong patent rights.  Additionally, companies can effectively contribute to the global good while maintaining commercial markets. Watch a video about the Patents for Humanity award to learn more.

Reed Tech is proud to provide awareness and promote game-changing technologies and ideas that positively impact lives. For more information about this exciting program, see the website.

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