The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced in a press release today they officially issued U.S. patent number 11 million, recognizing an important milestone in American innovation and ingenuity.
“This momentous benchmark is a reminder of the remarkable and enduring tradition of American innovation that has driven our nation forward for generations,” said U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo. “Building our economy back stronger requires new ideas and innovative solutions from every sector. I am proud to recognize patent 11 million, its inventors, and its promise.”
Read more about U.S. patent history here.
At IPC, we are proud to be part of this tremendous milestone with over 480 U.S. patent applications filed by our firm and over 250 U.S. patents issued! If you have questions about patents, our professionals at IPC are ready to help. Give us a call at 504-322-7166.