This is Part 1 of our Black History Month curated news blog series. See Part 2 here. Michelson IP celebrates Black History Month by highlighting these insightful stories on inventorship and innovation:


The Michelson Institute for Intellectual Property, an initiative of the Michelson 20MM Foundation, addresses critical gaps in intellectual property education to empower the next generation of inventors and entrepreneurs. Michelson 20MM was founded thanks to the generous support of renowned spinal surgeon Dr. Gary K. Michelson and Alya Michelson. To learn more, visit