Inclusive innovation

Quote from Kathi Vidal saying "We need to expand innovation inclusively, reaching people where they are with the resources to participate in our innovation ecosystem. It is the key to unleashing the potential of every American, to creating jobs and to economic prosperity." against a background of diverse people.

Why equity is important

Learn how inclusive intellectual property initiatives support both individual innovators and the broader U.S. economy.

What we've learned

Read landmark research studies that have unveiled disparities in innovation across demographic groups.

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Learn about initiatives and activities at the USPTO designed to broaden participation in innovation.

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