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Chart from U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

The share of U.S. patents that include at least one woman as an inventor has tripled over the last 30 years. But even with that increase, women inventors still made up only 12 percent of all inventors on U.S. patents granted in 2016.

Scott Graham

Scott Graham focuses on intellectual property and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He writes ALM's Skilled in the Art IP briefing. Contact him at sgraham@alm.com.

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