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The United States Patent and Trademark Office Announces Special Patents for Humanity Award Category

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has created a special category in its Patents for Humanity award program for inventions that relate to COVID-19. Award winners receive public recognition for their work and a certificate that grants them accelerated USPTO processing for one eligible matter. Learn more about it here.

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