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Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Dec 30, 2014

Officials at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office are trying to convince children that learning about intellectual property protection is as hip as playing Minecraft. As part of its effort, the agency has redesigned its USPTO Kids website, which now features videos and activities for kids, and lesson plans for parents and teachers. Students can also learn about young innovators, such as Marissa Streng, who invented a device for drying pets. Finally, the site offers collectible cards featuring famous patent holders, which kids can gather, collect and trade. The ABA Journal reported the news.