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“Why Are There So Few Women Inventors?”

Techpoint By Jean C. Baker

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Would you be concerned if you were looking at your bank balance and money was mysteriously missing from your account? I’d be concerned — and not because my eBay habit has gotten out of hand. I’d wonder where the missing dollars were. As a patent attorney who has worked for many years to help inventors and businesses file patent applications, that’s what I wonder about the discrepancy between the number of talented female scientists and engineers and the number of female-initiated inventor disclosures and issued patents. It’s a lot of missing cash!

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