The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will issue the 10 millionth utility patent on June 19, 2018. This milestone of human ingenuity perhaps exceeds even the Founding Fathers’ expectations when they called for a patent system in the Constitution to “promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts.” Watch our videos to learn how our designers developed the new patent design cover based on the agency's history, and significance of the journey to 10 million patents. More information at https://10millionpatents.uspto.gov/.
Science of Innovation series in collaboration with NBC Learn and National Science Foundation.
What is Innovation? Whether it happens among students in a classroom, or scientists and engineers in a laboratory, innovation is a process, a series of steps that begins with imagination, and results in the creation of something of value for society.