- On October 19, 2022 the USPTO issued a report titled “Where are U.S. women patentees? Assessing three decades of growth” examining trends in women’s patenting in the U.S. from 1990-2019.
- Director Kathi Vidal highlighted efforts to prioritize standard essential patents (SEPs) policy and called for input from stakeholders in a Director’s Blog post.
- In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the USPTO hosted a Hispanic Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program and paid tribute to Hispanic inventors and entrepreneurs on the Director’s Blog. Read more