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The Value of Teaching IP at Community Colleges

The Value of Teaching IP at Community Colleges

2022 Michelson IP Educator awardees highlight the value of teaching IP at community colleges.   By Justin Chapman The Michelson Institute for Intellectual Property is expanding its support of infusing IP education into a broad range of educational curricula. At...

Philanthropy’s Role in Advancing mRNA Technology

Philanthropy’s Role in Advancing mRNA Technology

Maintaining mRNA’s momentum will require continued investment, effective collaboration, and philanthropic contributions, Dr. Thomas Conlon of Michelson Philanthropies said on a panel at the Milken Institute’s Future of Health Summit.     Hundreds of medical...

Eliminating Digital Discrimination with New Urgency

Eliminating Digital Discrimination with New Urgency

FCC chair calls for a renewed focus on solving the digital divide during the Michelson 20MM Foundation’s in-person town hall at The Beehive in South Los Angeles.   By Justin Chapman “It’s time to address digital discrimination with new urgency,” said Federal...

Putting the ‘Fast’ Back in Fast Food

Putting the ‘Fast’ Back in Fast Food

South Carolina State University student De’Marco Poole used what he learned from the HBCU IP Futures Collaborative, a program by the Los Angeles-based Michelson Institute for Intellectual Property, to apply for a patent for his automated food preparation invention....

Advocating for Affordable Textbooks

Advocating for Affordable Textbooks

Michelson Philanthropies Executive Director, Geoffrey Baum Joined KPCC/LAist to discuss textbook affordability and the advocation for Governor Newsom's $115 million budget for ZTC programs. Michelson Philanthropies Executive Director Geoffrey Baum spoke to KPCC/LAist...