How to Apply for Patents for Humanity



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Applications will be posted on the public application portal when available. See program details for more information on the judging criteria and selection process.


The competition is open to any patent owners, patent applicants, or patent licensees. Applicants may team together to submit a single joint application as long as at least one applicant meets the eligibility criteria. See program details for more information.