Receiving this patent is very exciting and such a win not just for me, but for black entrepreneurs and for us as women literally owning (the legal rights to) our beauty. I can’t help but think about the timeliness of it all with such a large lens being on cultural appropriation right now, and others stealing what we create. I’ve been getting calls and e-mails from people saying “I had no clue you could get a patent on natural hair products!”

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Meet the First African American Woman to Hold a Patent for a Natural Hair Product

Gwen Jimmere, 2014 BE Elevator Pitch competition winner and the first black woman to hold a patent for a natural hair product, talks about how she did it.

Source: www.blackenterprise.com/small-business/meet-the-first-african-american-woman-to-hold-a-patent-for-a-natural-hair-product/

 

 

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