Patent Pipeline Program
diversity within the patent profession
The Patent Pipeline Program (PPP), launched by National Council on Patent Practicum (“NCPP”) in partnership with Meta is a program which seeks to increase the number of women and minorities within the patent profession, while continuing to foster relationships with partner firms that have prioritized diversity efforts.
Our approach for Patent Pipeline Program
Insight. Creativity. Opportunity.
Advocating for our candidates’ growth and development in patent preparation and prosecution.
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Why We Do What We Do
The Benefits of Diversity in the Patent Industry
We believe increasing diversity within the patent profession is important for several compelling reasons:
A diverse patent profession promotes equity and inclusion by ensuring that opportunities are accessible to individuals from a wide range of backgrounds, regardless of gender or ethnicity. This is not only fair but also essential for a just and inclusive society.
Diverse teams bring a broader spectrum of perspectives and experiences to the table.
By increasing the number of women and minorities in the patent profession, this aim ensures that the legal field more accurately reflects the broader population. This representation is vital in promoting trust and confidence in the legal system.
In an increasingly globalized world, diversity in the patent profession can provide a better understanding of international markets and the legal intricacies involved, which can be valuable for businesses and inventors with international interests.
Companies and clients are increasingly seeking diverse legal representation. A more diverse patent profession can give firms a competitive edge in attracting a broader client base.