Learn about Under-Represented Inventors (URIs), identify the opportunity to increase engagement and raise internal awareness.
Research – “Mapping the Regions, Organizations and Individuals that Drive Inclusion in the Innovation Economy” with Mercedes Delgado. This is from a session at the 2021 Increasing Diversity in Innovation conference that took place on July 26-29, 2021. The conference […]
An overview of academic research in diversity & Inclusion and how it relates to companies. This is from a session at the 2021 Increasing Diversity in Innovation conference that took place on July 26-29, 2021. The conference was hosted by […]
Marketing algorithms prevent many women from seeing the advertising, even though it’s illegal to target jobs to one gender. Women see fewer advertisements about entering into science and technology professions than men do. But it’s not because companies are preferentially […]
Determine your baseline inventor data.
A discussion of the latest research on biases and obstacles keeping women in out of inventorship and how copmanies and academia can eliminate them. With Elyse Shaw, IWPR. This is from a session at the 2021 Increasing Diversity in Innovation […]
How can companies easily get their baseline data? Panel with: Erik OliverPartner, Richardson Oliver Law Group David AndrewsChief Data and Analytics Officer, IP Solutions, Aon Samantha HsuSenior Counsel, IP, Uber Technologies, Inc. This is from a session at the 2021 […]
Fireside chat with Deb Liu, CEO of Ancestry.com Moderator: Ray Millien This is from a session at the 2021 Increasing Diversity in Innovation conference that took place on July 26-29, 2021. The conference was hosted by UC Berkeley Fung Institute […]
Examine and explore root cause(s) and potential solutions for each group of URIs and implement programming aimed at increasing engagement.
Reaching Diverse Inventors Using Brainstorm Techniques panel with: Saadia SaifuddinIP Analytics and Strategy, Cisco Ahsan ShaikhHead of Patent Prosecution, McDermott Will & Emery Michelle MartinezSenior Patent and Open Source Counsel, eBay This is from a session at the 2021 Increasing […]
Data – Lessons learned from the front lines on how to establish your baseline, how to analyze your data for anomalies and/or bias and where to focus your first efforts. Panel with: Robert PechmanChief IP Counsel, Seagate Technology LLC Jason […]
How can companies, academics and non-profits work together to promote change in the innovation ecosystem? This is from a session at the 2021 Increasing Diversity in Innovation conference that took place on July 26-29, 2021. The conference was hosted by […]
Ally & Advocate
Benchmark your organization’s data for your selected URI. Advocate and raise awareness of underrepresented inventors.
Diversity in innovation, invention and patenting has emerged as a major area of policy and corporate focus. A new initiative and a major online event are designed to keep the momentum going […] Read the full article here. Authors: Joff […]
Women remain woefully under-represented among IP-owning inventors. Facebook and 3M provide exclusive insight into what they are doing to boost female innovation – strategies from which other companies could benefit. Authors: Suzanne Harrison, Charu Kurani, Jeremiah Chan and Sandra Nowak […]
The Diversity Pledge was designed to facilitate collaboration among corporations who collectively represent the largest filers of US patents. Founding pledgees include over 25 companies spanning a variety of industries including consumer products, telecommunications, social media, software, finance and biologics among others. We hope many more companies join the founding pledgees to make actionable and measurable change in increasing diversity in innovation with their current employee base.