Semi-Finalists Chosen for Modern Marvels Invent Now Challenge

Posted by J Matthew Buchanan at May 12, 2006 09:45 PM

Semi-Finalists Chosen for Modern Marvels Invent Now Challenge
USPTO Co-Sponsoring Event

The History Channel and the National Inventors Hall of Fame Foundation have announced the 25 semi-finalists for the Modern Marvels Invent Now Challenge. All of the semi-finalists will travel to New York the week of May 22 where an exhibition featuring their inventions will be held at Grand Central Station. The top five inventions, including the “Modern Marvel of the Year,” will be featured on the History Channel May 24-27.

The USPTO is a co-sponsor of the challenge. Under Secretary of Commerce Jon Dudas will speak at the awards ceremony and participate in an inventor’s seminar being held in conjunction with the week’s activities.

For more information about the semi-finalists’ inventions and the Modern Marvels Invent Now Challenge, visit

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