The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing universities to make structural changes […] This crisis is an opportunity for institutions to rebuild their innovation ecosystem into one that is outcomes-oriented, promotes IP literacy across disciplines, and leads to wealth creation.

Michelson IP Founder Dr. Gary K. Michelson writes in a poignant op-ed on the future of intellectual property education at colleges & universities, published in IPWatchdog this week. Click below to read the full piece, which mentions our friends at VentureWell and their report on University-based IP Education that was published earlier this year.



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. Michelson 20MM was founded thanks to the generous support of renowned spinal surgeon Dr. Gary K. Michelson and Alya Michelson. To learn more, visit