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Holby Abern and NGE Receive USPTO Patent Pro Bono Achievement Certificates

NGE Intellectual Property partner Holby Abern and NGE recently received Patent Pro Bono Achievement Certificates from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for pro bono work helping financially under-resourced inventors and small businesses secure patent protection.  This is the second consecutive year Holby received this honor, and he was among the record-setting 101 volunteer patent practitioners who reported 50 or more hours of patent pro bono service in 2020 to a regional patent pro bono program.  NGE was recognized for its work with the Chicago-Kent Patent Hub.

Click here to see the list of recognized attorneys.