Black Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Black innovation and entrepreneurship program

The Black Innovation and Entrepreneurship program annually spotlights Black inventors and business personalities across the United States to showcase their legacy contributions to America’s ingenuity and innovation.

Black Innovation and Entrepreneurship program events feature:

  • Discussions with remarkable innovators 
  • Explorations of entrepreneurship 
  • Seminars focusing on how to obtain and use intellectual property
  • Information about helpful United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) resources

 

Past events

Successful innovators and USPTO staff discuss investing in intellectual property and building wealth.

Successful innovators and USPTO staff discuss best practices and vital resources to help other innovators protect their creative work and build businesses.

Artist Elizabeth “Liz” Montague and Google art director Angelica McKinley provide a behind-the-scenes view of their collaboration to produce a “doodle” for Google’s homepage.

Three contemporary Black women inventors discuss their amazing career paths and game-changing inventions.