Congratulations to Stanford University’s Women’s Volleyball Team, winning the NCAA DI National Championship this past weekend in Minneapolis’ Target Center, defeating Nebraska in Set 5:
–Susan Perera, Attorney
Nineteen years after the first U.S. patent was granted, Mary Dixon Kies was the first female recipient of a patent in 1809 covering a technique for weaving. During the following 30 years only 20 more patents were issued to women.
While the USPTO doesn’t track patent and trademark applicant gender, a report…