IBM Senior Inventor

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The badge holder has proved an understanding of the IBM patent process, and has successfully evangelized the patent program and mentored others. This badge is available to IBM employees only.

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IBM Senior Inventor

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Credential

This badge is for Senior Inventors who are appointed to the position by the Business Unit through a nomination and selection process. Criteria for eligibility include the following:

Course

Successful completion of 'Dare to Disclose original ideas' course

Professional Experience

History of sustained mentoring and community activities over a period of a year or more, worth at least 15 credits. (Credits gained thru education/mentoring activities)

Project

Contribution to IBM's patent portfolio, with a minimum of 3 patent filings

Project

Recent IP activity including at least one patent filing in the last 24 months

Professional Experience

Experience reviewing inventions

IBM Senior Inventor

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