For this year’s World IP Day theme of “Women and IP: Accelerating innovation and creativity,” Washington D.C. Principal Christina Ondrick said that she plans to “accelerate women-led innovation and creativity in conjunction with ChIPs’ Innovation Initiative, which aims to help technology companies gain access to resources and strategies for increasing the number of women inventors within their organizations.” She added that “if women were to patent at the same rate as men, commercialized patents could increase by 24% and per capita GDP could increase by 2.7% in the US.” Click here to read the full article.

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