National Medal of Technology and Innovation (NMTI) Extension: Nominations for 2020 are open until May 1. Watch a webinar answering questions about the nomination process, recorded on February 26. The National Medal of Technology... Patents for Humanity Announcements Stay informed with the latest Patents for Humanity news and deadlines by signing up for the USPTO Awards newsletter . February 16, 2020 : The application... Edison Visiting Scholar Program Senior scholars and experts in law, economics, and related fields invited to the USPTO to pursue their research on a wide range of topics related to IP and IP policy USPTO and National Inventors Hall of Fame programs The USPTO has partnered with the nonprofit the National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF) since 1973. USPTO and NIHF together run the museum located at USPTO Headquarters in... National Inventors Hall of Fame and Museum The National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF) Museum is located on the United States Patent and Trademark Office campus in Alexandria, Va. It is free and open to the public.... Collegiate Inventors Competition CIC promotes collegiate competition among the country’s finest universities and connects the inventive spirit and entrepreneurship.