Women's Stake in IP on the Up | GenomeWeb

Chad Brooks at LiveScience says "female entrepreneurs are flexing their intellectual muscles like never before." Citing data from a National Women's Business Council study, Brooks says that "in 2010, 18 percent of all patents went to women, compared with 14 percent a decade earlier, and just 9 percent 20 years before." Similarly, trademarks issued to women have increased

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