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More Women Obtaining Patents, Trademarks in Recent Years

WASHINGTON –The number of women awarded patents has soared over the last several decades far beyond previously reported figures, and the percentage of trademarks granted to women has more than doubled, a new study commissioned by the National Women’s Business Council found.

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NWBC to Release Research on Patents, Trademarks; Observe Start of Women’s History Month

What:             The National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) will release findings from an extensive study of women who applied for and received patents and trademarks over the last 35 years. Preliminary findings indicate the number has accelerated in recent years. NWBC is examining the link between intellectual property rights and women business owners. The research will be released during a morning tribute to women whose ingenuity and inventions have improved our lives, Women Entrepreneurs: Celebrating the Past, Inventing the Future, co-hosted by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office.

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More Patents Granted to Women in Recent Years

New Study Examines Patent Applications by Gender,  Link to Women Entrepreneurs

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NWBC Submits 2011 Annual Report to White House, Congress, SBA

WASHINGTON  – The National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) submitted its 2011 Annual Report to the president, Congress and U.S. Small Business Administration, providing its list of policy and program recommendations for how the government can best assist women-owned businesses.

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National Women’s Business Council Launches Updated Website

WASHINGTON  – The National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) unveiled a redesigned website Monday that will make it easier for the public and NWBC constituents to learn about the research and other work the Council is conducting to help women entrepreneurs.

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National Women’s Business Council To Hold Public Meeting, Roundtable Discussions

What:

The National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) will hold a public meeting to discuss its 2012 research agenda, review work completed since its last meeting, and outline topics to be included in its annual report to the White House, Congress and SBA. It also will take public comments and questions.

Following the public meeting, NWBC will convene a series of roundtable discussions on topics including high-growth industries, microenterprises, access to capital and the hurdles for women business owners who want to grow beyond the start-up phase.

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Results From Women In Green Focus Groups

On behalf of the National Women’s Business Council (NWBC), Hart Research conducted two focus groups on August 31, 2011, among 13 self-described “established” or “aspiring” female entrepreneurs attending the “Women in Green” Forum in Santa Monica, California. It should be noted that the findings presented here reflect the fact that nearly all of the participants are in the early stages of establishing new business ventures. It also is important to remember that our participants made a conscious choice to attend (and pay for) the Forum, a fact that may differentiate them significantly from other entrepreneurs in the green sector (or other sectors).

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Tara Abraham Appointed to National Women’s Business Council

Tara Abraham, Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Accel Inc., based in Columbus, Ohio, was appointed today to serve a three-year term on the National Women’s Business Council (NWBC). The NWBC is a nonpartisan federal advisory council created to serve as an independent source of advice and policy recommendations to the President, Congress, and the U.S. Small Business Administration on economic issues of importance to women business owners.

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Rose Wang Appointed to National Women’s Business Council

Rose Wang, President and CEO of Binary Group, Inc., based in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area, was appointed today to serve a three-year term, beginning in September, on the National Women’s Business Council (NWBC), a nonpartisan federal advisory council created to serve as an independent source of advice and policy recommendations to the President, Congress, and the U.S. Small Business Administration on economic issues of importance to women business owners.

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Sarah Fisher Appointed to National Women’s Business Council

Sarah Fisher, Founder and Team Owner of Indianapolis-based Sarah Fisher Racing, was appointed today to serve a three-year term on the National Women’s Business Council (NWBC), a nonpartisan federal advisory council created to serve as an independent source of advice and policy recommendations to the President, Congress, and the U.S. Small Business Administration on economic issues of importance to women business owners.

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