May 31, 2007

At 2:00PM today, the USPTO will host a brief ceremony to unveil the top inventions of the 2007 Modern Marvels Invent Now Challenge. John Dudas, the Director of the USPTO and Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property, Michael Sykes, the winner of the 2007 Modern Marvel of the Year, will speak at the event. According to the USPTO press release (link below), the Challenge “is a national invention contest that invites independent inventors to share their vision and ingenious designs with the world,” and that “[t]he inventions featured in this exhibit were chosen from nearly 2,500 contest entries.” This free public exhibit will be available through June 30th at the Atrium of the USPTO’s Madison Building.

USPTO Press Release: LINK
History Channel Invent Now Challenge Website: LINK
National Inventors Hall of Fame Invent Now Challenge Website: LINK

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