From the Archives: “We Have to Keep Inventors Inventing”

Jacob Rabinow, Chief Research Scientist, NBS (NIST), inventor who holds 226 patents
Jacob Rabinow, Chief Research Scientist, NBS (NIST), inventor who holds 226 patents

By Jacob Rabinow, Chief Research Engineer at the National Bureau of Standards (predecessor of the National Institutes of Standards and Technology), 1982

(The following throwback article appeared in Research Management, precursor to our award-winning journal Research-Technology Management, in November 1982. This article was taken from testimony Rabinow gave as part of a panel of speakers before the U.S. Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight, House Committee on Science and Technology, in 1981.)

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