Male Inventors found to be Three Times More Likely than Women to Apply for Patents

A report from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) entitled “Equity in Innovation: Women Inventors and Patents” found between 2000 and 2016 the number of patent applications with a man listed as the primary inventor was more than triple… Continue Reading →

Why Are Women Under-represented as Patent Owners?

It has been reported that women inventors are severely under-represented verses their male counterparts as patents owners. Less than 8% of women are listed as sole inventors on US patents. Reasons for the large gender gap have been suggested as:… Continue Reading →

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