Patents for Humanity

By March 28, 2023 News

McCoy Russell congratulates the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) for being one of the few recipients for the USPTO’s Patents for Humanity Award in the category of COVID-19. Winners receive an acceleration certificate to expedite select proceedings at the USPTO, along with public recognition of their work.

As one of NIH’s contracted law firms, McCoy Russell was invited to participate in the information session held March 23 covering the details of the acceleration certificate. McCoy Russell has substantial experience in biotechnology and medical devices, as well as with these special USPTO procedures, and looks forward to continuing to support the NIH in developing and securing its intellectual property.