Atg Logo Vector

Where are the woman patentees? Assessing three decades of growth

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will release results from the report: “Where are the women pantentees? Assessing three decades of growth” during an exclusive press event hosted by the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) in Houston, Texas.
Auto Draft -

This new report maps women’s participation as inventors and patentees between 1990 and 2019. These results were presented at a press conference at WE22 on Wednesday, October 19th.

Kathi Vidal, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and USPTO Director, Dayna Johnson, President, Society of Women Engineers, from GE Power, Chicago, Naomi Halas, faculty member, Rice University and Rebecca Richards-Kortum, Director of Rice 360° Institute for Global Health were in attendance.

You can read the report here.

Auto Draft -




  • SWE Blog

    SWE Blog provides up-to-date information and news about the Society and how our members are making a difference every day. You’ll find stories about SWE members, engineering, technology, and other STEM-related topics.