Monday IPDate May 6, 2024

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​​​​World Intellectual Property Report 2024: Making Innovation Policy Work for Growth and Development

The Report highlights the positive impact of innovation and industrial policy on helping to leverage the existing capabilities of a country or region. It looks into three industries, agriculture, motorcycles and videogames to illustrate how policymakers can help build innovative capabilities.

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USPTO announced National Strategy for Inclusive Innovation

On May 1, 2024 at an event on Capitol Hill, the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced, in conjunction with the agency’s work with the Council for Inclusive Innovation (CI2), a new National Strategy for Inclusive Innovation. The Strategy aims to grow the economy, create quality jobs, and address global challenges by increasing participation in STEM, inventorship, and innovation among youth and those from historically underrepresented and underresourced communities, a press release by the USPTO stated.