Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Patent Office Presents $50,000 Innovation Challenge

[ via Information Week ] 20 Dec

The U.S. Trademark and Patent Office (USPTO) is offering a $50,000 prize to technologists that special in image processing to create new technology to help modernize the process of patent examination.
The USPTO Innovation Challenge seeks the creation of a new algorithm to help reduce the paper burden of its current system for deciding whether to approve patents or not, according to a post on the White House blog.
Read more at Information Week


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