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Invented Here! Program - 2017

Highlighting New England’s Innovators

 

Use thiNomination Form for your submission or by emailing the information below to Inventedhere@bpla.org.

 

Nominations Deadline: Monday, July 31st, 2017

 

Awards Program – October 2017 

 

 

2016 Invented Here! Program Honorees!


The purpose of the Invented Here! Program is to celebrate New England innovators, their inventions, and the stories behind their innovations.  Through the program, the Boston Patent Law Association (BPLA) is transforming the nation’s relationship with science and technology and providing educational opportunities that inform the public of these fascinating innovators and innovations. 

 

Since its inception in 2010, the Invented Here! Program has recognized 49 inventions and over 170 inventors for their contributions to the greater good based on their ingenuity and inventiveness.

 

Top nominating universities, research institutions, corporations, and law firms will be recognized for their contributions to the Invented Here! program!

 

Criteria for Nomination

The invention must:

  1. be claimed in a patent issued within the last five years, OR be claimed in an issued patent tied to a product that received U.S. regulatory approval within the last three years;
  2. have been developed in New England or by an inventor who resides in New England; and
  3. represent a technology that can be described or demonstrated to the general public.

Would You Like to Nominate a Patent?

The nomination process is open until Monday, July 31st, 2017.  If you did not receive a submittal confirmation email from an Invented Here! committee member, please send an email to inventedhere@bpla.org to confirm receipt of your submission.

Here are the two rules, the invention must be -

  1. claimed in a patent issued within the last five years, OR be claimed in an issued patent tied to a product that received U.S. regulatory approval within the last three years; and

  2. developed in New England or by an inventor who resides in New England.

 

Number of the Patent:

 

Short description of why this patent is a winner:

 

Optional - Please feel free to supplement your nomination by providing links or attachments to any supporting material that will help the review committee easily understand why this patent is a winner.

 

Thank you for supporting Invented Here! and helping BPLA to raise awareness of patented innovations in New England.

 

This year, the BPLA is opening sponsorship opportunities to those who would like to participate in the celebration and be recognized among progressive leaders in the innovation community.  We are offering a Platinum Corporate Sponsor level and a number of Innovation Partner Sponsorship opportunities at Platinum ($5,000), Gold ($3,000), Silver ($1,500), and Bronze ($750) levels. 

 

Please click here for PDF with more information about each sponsorship level or contact Judy White at (978) 202-3258 or judy.white@hbsr.com.

 

Become a Judge

If you would like to participate in this year’s selection process, please email inventedhere@bpla.org.

 

2017 Invented Here! Planning Committee Members

  • Mark Solomon, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds, PC
  • Aaron Connor, Eli Lilly and Company
  • Dipti Ramnarain, Holland & Knight

Past Events

Learn about past Invented Here! programs

 

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Phone: 617.507.5570

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