Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Innovation and Entrepreneurship 2022, part two: Innovating for real-world solutions

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AANHPI panelist headshots

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Do you see a problem that you know you can fix? Do you want to improve the world with your creativity and drive? Learn from successful innovators how they approach, understand, and solve challenges, and how intellectual property protection has been key to their success. 

 

Agenda

(All times ET; subject to change)
 

2-2:03 p.m. Welcome to part two: Innovating for real-world solutions

  • Sophia Kim, Trademark Senior Attorney, USPTO

2:03-2:42 p.m. Panel discussion: Engineering solutions to real-world bio-medical problems

  • Dilip Goswami, Founder and CEO, Molekule
  • Rakesh Srivastava, President and CEO, Innovative Prosthetics and Orthotics
  • Dr. Hyunwoo Yuk, Co-Founder and CTO, SanaHeal
  • Bao-Thuy Nguyen, Supervisory Patent Examiner, USPTO (moderator)

2:42-2:45 p.m. Break

2:45-3:26 p.m. Panel discussion: Innovators making a mark on the world

  • Hoala Greevy, Founder, Paubox
  • Olin Kealoha Lagon, Founder and CTO, Shifted Energy
  • Mylen Yamamoto Tansingco, Founder and Creator, Cropsticks®
  • Cathleen Hutchins, Primary Patent Examiner and Assistant Community Outreach Coordinator, USPTO Silicon Valley Regional Office, USPTO (moderator)

3:26 p.m. Closing

  • Sophia Kim, Trademark Senior Attorney, USPTO
 
Speaker biographies
 


The Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Innovation and Entrepreneurship program is presented by the United States Patent and Trademark Office's (USPTO) Office of Innovation Outreach. For more information, please contact InnovationOutreach@uspto.gov.

The content and opinions shared by our guest speakers during this program are not those of the USPTO, nor are they an endorsement of any persons, products, programs, or policies mentioned during the event.

This event is part of a series: AANHPI Innovation, Advancing Equity