Innovation: Collaborative vs. Indigenous


Last Thursday, May 8 was “Community Day” at USPTO, which recognizes the USPTO’s unique and diverse work force. The above video is of a dance performed at Community Day.

Walking about the booths of the many affinity groups of the USPTO – African-American, Bangladeshi, Iranian, Asian-Pacific, etc. I was reminded of the diversity of the USPTO, and how color blind innovation should be…

The pictures tell the story of inclusiveness and diversity at USPTO, including tolerance for learning disabilities. Thomas Edison was also dyslexic and hard of hearing…

In my view, a good patent system is color blind; an innovative economy accepts contributions from people of all colors and types and is collaborative rather than focused on indigenous accomplishments…

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