Sinopse

Explore every day inventions and discover how they came to be. Each episode dives into the stories behind the inventions -- from personal struggles, to unexpected aha moments, to the creative determination of individual inventors. Hear about the creativity and inspiration behind inventions and how intellectual property plays an important role in dreams becoming reality!

Episódios

  • Fortnite Dance Moves Gone Viral

    Fortnite Dance Moves Gone Viral

    07/10/2020 Duração: 12min

    The video game Fortnite has swept the globe with its unique offerings, especially its sensational dance moves. The game earns hundreds of millions of dollars each year from these moves, called emotes. But most emotes weren’t created in the game-they weren’t created by Fortnite at all. In fact, the game has been accused of appropriating these dances from other parts of pop culture. Is Fortnite infringing on copyrighted dance moves? Tune into our bonus episode to find out.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Can You Keep A (Trade)Secret?

    Can You Keep A (Trade)Secret?

    23/09/2020 Duração: 27min

    Some of the best kept tradesecrets are in food and beverage...Kentucky Fried Chicken and Bush's Baked Beans will never tell! But an even more mysterious recipe is guarded by two monks deep in the French Alps. Join us as we tell the story of the hidden treasure that is Chartreuse.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • The Right To Invent

    The Right To Invent

    09/09/2020 Duração: 36min

    Dr. Lisa Cook had a hunch that although African Americans were “free to invent,” the threat of violence that inventors in this community faced had a direct impact on their ability to engage in the free flow of ideas. Her research on patents filed by African Americans led her to conclusive evidence...evidence that Dr. Lataisia Jones is living today. As the first African American to earn a Ph.D. within the Department of Biomedical Sciences at Florida State University, Dr. Jones experienced difficulty in completing her studies while witnessing racial injustice all around her. In light of the current environment of police brutality against Black Americans, she decided she needed to create a community to show people of color that there are role models and mentors who are just like them.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Climbing Towards A Cure For Cancer

    Climbing Towards A Cure For Cancer

    26/08/2020 Duração: 26min

    2018 Nobel Prize Winner Dr. Tasuku Honjo established an entirely new principle for cancer therapy. Follow his journey as he worked to unlock a new discovery, using our own immune system to fight one of humanity’s greatest health challenges.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Trademark School Spirit

    Trademark School Spirit

    12/08/2020 Duração: 20min

    Can you trademark a color? Follow one university's story and hear from a top expert on color as we explore this debate.This episode is sponsored by Faegre Drinker. Visit FaegreDrinker.com to learn more.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Bringing Books To Life Through Technology

    Bringing Books To Life Through Technology

    29/07/2020 Duração: 26min

    From personal struggles, to unexpected “aha” moments, to the creative determination of inventors Matt & Melissa Hammersley, hear about the creativity and inspiration behind their invention and how intellectual property plays an important role in their dreams becoming reality.This episode is sponsored by Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser. To learn more, visit www.ssmp.com.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Secure In Your Thoughts

    Secure In Your Thoughts

    15/07/2020 Duração: 25min

    We've come a long way from floppy discs and dial-up internet. Now, we're using fingerprints and facial recognition as passcodes. Some are going a step further and exploring ways to use brain patterns as a way to unlock devices. Join us as we explore the past, present, and future of cybersecurity.This episode is sponsored by IBM. Visit ibm.com to learn more.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • The Wizarding World of Copyright

    The Wizarding World of Copyright

    01/07/2020 Duração: 33min

    The magical world of copyright is full of extraordinary stories of fantastic beasts and wizards involved in muggle disputes.This episode is sponsored by Faegre Drinker, a law firm designed for clients. Visit FaegreDrinker.com.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Trashing the Plastic Problem

    Trashing the Plastic Problem

    17/06/2020 Duração: 20min

    Hear how one field trip to a recycling center sent students Miranda Wang and Jeanny Yao on a lifelong quest to rid the world of its plastic problem.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Patents in Pandemic

    Patents in Pandemic

    03/06/2020 Duração: 30min

    Join experts from across industries as they discuss how intellectual property incentivizes innovation and how it is leveraged during a pandemic.This episode is sponsored by IBM. Visit ibm.com to learn more.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Stroke of Genius Season 3 Trailer

    Stroke of Genius Season 3 Trailer

    26/05/2020 Duração: 01min

    Stroke of Genius™ Season 3 explores the most pressing questions, fascinating stories, and often-overlooked marvels that make up the world of intellectual property. From famous copyright cases to the unheard stories behind impactful inventions, each episode transports us to a different place within the landscape of human innovation.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Dean Kamen - Renowned Inventor and Entrepreneur

    Dean Kamen - Renowned Inventor and Entrepreneur

    05/08/2019 Duração: 24min

    In the season 2 finale of Stroke of Genius, we are joined by world renowned inventor and entrepreneur, Dean Kamen. Dean is best known for his invention of the Segway Human Transporter, although he holds hundreds of patents for inventions that have revolutionized the medical field. Join us in a masterclass on inventing, patenting, and altruism with additional insider tips from his patent attorney, Maureen Toohey.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  •  Anna Stork - Co-Inventor of LuminAID

    Anna Stork - Co-Inventor of LuminAID

    29/07/2019 Duração: 21min

    Join us as we speak with Anna Stork, co-inventor of LuminAID, the world’s first solar-powered inflatable light developed to provide disaster relief aid after the Haiti earthquake in 2010. Hear how two college friends crowdfunded the development and manufacturing of the technology and had the opportunity to pitch their invention for funding on Shark Tank. Through all this, the LuminAID light has become the new favorite product of outdoor adventurists while also providing aid to disaster-stricken communities around the world.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Manu Prakash - Inventor and Professor at Stanford University

    Manu Prakash - Inventor and Professor at Stanford University

    22/07/2019 Duração: 20min

    In this episode, join us as we explore curiosity-driven science with Dr. Manu Prakash. Dr. Prakash is a Professor of Bioengineering at Stanford University who strives to create opportunities for limited resource communities all over the globe. His invention the Foldscope, an origami microscope, costs just $1.75 and allows people all over the world to explore their curiosity through science! Learn more about Manu PrakashThe Prakash Lab website: http://web.stanford.edu/group/prakash-lab/cgi-bin/labsite/The Foldscope Patent: https://patents.google.com/patent/US9696535B2The Foldscope Community: https://www.foldscope.com/aBuzz: https://stanford.io/2WWxsJb  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Mandy Haberman - Director and Founder of Haberman Products

    Mandy Haberman - Director and Founder of Haberman Products

    15/07/2019 Duração: 29min

    Join us in this episode, as we explore how a personal challenge inspired Mandy Haberman to become an inventor, how she made bold moves to grab industry attention, and what happened when Mandy had to protect her intellectual property in court.Mandy Haberman website: http://www.mandyhaberman.com/Haberman Baby products: https://habermanbaby.com/  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Radia Perlman - Mother of the Internet

    Radia Perlman - "Mother of the Internet"

    08/07/2019 Duração: 27min

    Have you ever wondered how the internet came to be? In this episode, we speak with the "Mother of the Internet", Dr. Radia Perlman, and find out about her invention spanning tree protocol, a system that allowed computers to communicate with each other, a significant contribution to the internet we know today. It took Dr. Perlman only two days to create this algorithm and she spent the next few days writing a poem that is included with her patent!This episode is sponsored by Ryan Mason and Lewis LLP.Read The Spanning Tree Patent and Poem: https://patents.google.com/patent/GB2406486A  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Temple Grandin - Author, Inventor, Professor, and Autism Activist

    Temple Grandin - Author, Inventor, Professor, and Autism Activist

    24/06/2019 Duração: 24min

    Join IPO Education Foundation and host, Andrea Madho, to learn about Temple Grandin, the world-renowned autism advocate, inventor, professor of animal science, and bestselling author. Dr. Grandin shares childhood stories about her unique method of learning as a child on the autism spectrum as well as cautionary tales about the importance of hands-on education. We'll go out in the field to tinker with two future inventors testing out an experiment from her newest book Calling All Minds: How to Think and Create Like an Inventor.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Kenton Lee - Founder of Because International

    Kenton Lee - Founder of Because International

    17/06/2019 Duração: 24min

    In this episode, we'll meet Kenton Lee, founder of Because International and creator of The Shoe That Grows™. We'll learn about how a trip to Nairobi, Kenya transformed an average man from Idaho into an inventor whose product has improved the lives of kids all over the world. Mr. Lee was recently recognized by the United States Patent and Trademark Office with the US Patent For Humanity Award. See the patent for the shoe that grows.This episode is sponsored by Worldwide IP SolutionsThis episode was produced by At Will Media on behalf of Intellectual Property Owners Education Foundation  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Lisa Seacat DeLuca - Master Inventor at IBM

    Lisa Seacat DeLuca - Master Inventor at IBM

    10/06/2019 Duração: 28min

    Join us as we get to know a Master Inventor at IBM, Lisa DeLuca. Lisa holds over 400 patents for her various inventions across the tech world. We'll hear what it's like to invent for a huge organization like IBM, get advice on patenting your own invention, and learn about some of the incredible projects Lisa has been a part of such as Digital Twin. This episode is sponsored by IBM  Learn More About Lisa Seacat Deluca Her Website: https://lisaseacat.com/Twitter: https://twitter.com/LisaSeacatList of granted USPTO Patents: Watch her TED TalkThis episode was produced by At Will Media on behalf of Intellectual Property Owners Education Foundation  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Stroke Of Genius Season 2 - Coming June 10th!

    Stroke Of Genius Season 2 - Coming June 10th!

    05/06/2019 Duração: 01min

    Season 2 of Stroke of Genius launches June 10th! Join IPO Education Foundation and host, Andrea Madho, as we take a look into the lives of some of the most influential inventors of our time such as Temple Grandin, Dean Kamen, and Lisa DeLuca. We'll learn about their struggles, their triumphs, and what it takes to turn a great idea into a patented invention.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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