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LIS 526: Government Publications (Patents & Trademarks) - Autumn 2019: Patent Anatomy & Examples

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US Patent 4,756,529  (Koosh Ball®)

US Patent 6,367,817 (Segway®)

US Patent D11,023


Did you know that these people are patentees?

Abraham Lincoln:  US Patent 6,469 - "Manner of Buoying Vessels Over Shoals"

Hedy Lamarr (Hedy Kiesler Markey):  US Patent 2,292,387 - "Secret Communication System"

Buffalo Bill Cody (William F. Cody):  US Patent D49,949 - "Design for a Bit"

Eddie Van Halen:   US Patent D388,117 - "Guitar Peghead"

                           US Patent 4,656,917 - "Musical Instrument Support"

Jamie Lee Curtis:  US Patent 4,753,647 - "Infant Garment"

Harry Houdini:  US Patent 1,370,316 - "Diver's Suit"