Need some good reading material? Here’s a quick recap of the top stories we loved diving into this month!

  • “Hinda Miller, Polly Smith, and Lisa Lindahl designed the sports bra to decrease discomfort for female runners. Since then, their invention has become a necessity for female athletes and a modern fashion staple. ” – Establishing the new fitUSPTO

Some final tidbits: Exclusive report from Axios noted the creation of a new patent holder diversity coalition/marketing campaign; NSF awarded University of Arkansas innovation studies funding for low-income students; our partners at NFTE have launched a World Series of Innovation based on the UN Sustainable Development Goals


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