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Patent Research


Assist a non-profit mentoring at youth risk by conducting research to determine the patentability of their technology.

Referred by:

Jurisdiction(s): U.S.
About the Organization: The BOOM is a non-profit on a mission to transform at-risk teens into homegrown engineers, entrepreneurs, and tradespeople. Through their youth mentoring program, they teach students how to build a boomboxes, using recycled and repurposed materials.
Legal Entity Type: Nonprofit/Charity
SDG(s): Decent Work and Economic Growth, End Poverty, Gender Equality, Industry Innovation and Infrastructure, Quality Education, Responsible Consumption and Production
Legal Issue(s):

The BOOM is developing wireless technologies to support the educational experience of their apprentices. Students will acquire engineering knowledge by studying this technology and building products with it. The BOOM team is now seeking assistance with patent research, to determine whether they can patent this technology. If possible, they would also appreciate assistance with patent registration. But, this is a secondary request and not required.