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 How To Apply

It's easy! You can apply in minutes! Just fill out the form and send it in.

Applications are being accepted through December 8, 2017,

Send your completed application to patentsforhumanity@uspto.gov.

Applications will be posted on the public application portal when available.

See program details for more information on the judging criteria and selection process.

Eligibility - 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.