Ahmed J. Davis Authors The National Law Journal Article, "The Patent Oath and Its Legacy for Black Inventorship"


Principal and National Chair of Fish's Diversity Initiative Ahmed J. Davis authored an article for The National Law Journal recounting how the patent oath effectively barred African Americans from applying for patents for many years, and how that legacy of exclusion may have contributed to the historic underrepresentation of African Americans among patent holders.

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Read the full article at The National Law Journal (subscription required).