Patent of the Day: Sound Reproducing Machine

On this day in 1930, the patent application for Sound Reproducing Machine was granted. U.S. Patent No. 1,764,120.


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IPWatchdog.com - A little less than one year ago the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in Alice v. CLS Bank, setting off a whirlwind reaction. In a unanimous decision authored by...


Patent of the Day: Pipe-Cleaner

On this day in 1903, the patent application for Pipe-Cleaner was granted. U.S. Patent No. 731,190.


Patent of the Day: Mouse Trap

On this day in 1943, the patent application for Mouse Trap was granted. U.S. Patent No. 2,321,617.


Patent of the Day: Lung Protector

On this day in 1849, the patent application for Lung Protector was granted. U.S. Patent No. 6,529    


Straight Shot 2015 Kickoff

Join our own Matt Poulsen, Chad Swantz, and Shane Thielen, June 11 at 5 p.m., at The Exchange Building (1905 Harney) to help celebrate and welcome this new class of startups at the Straight Shot 2015...


Patent of the Day: Hair Spray Shield

On this day in 1964, the patent application for Hair Spray Shield was filed. U.S. Patent No. 3,317,921


Patent of the Day: Dog Whistle

On this day in 1941, the patent application for Dog Whistle was granted. U.S. Patent No. 2,245,484    


Patent of the Day: Job-Printing Press

On this day in 1903 Frank W. Pohl was granted the patent for Job-Printing Press.  U.S. Patent No. 730,396. This invention relates to job-printing presses, and its object is to produce a job-press...


Patent of the Day: Pretzel Making Machine

On this day in 1915, the patent application for Pretzel Making Machine was granted.  U.S. Patent No. 1,142,533


Patent of the Day: License Plate Holder

On this day in 1928, the patent application for License Plate Holder was granted.  U.S. Patent No. 1,672,333.    


Patent of the Day: Vending Machine

On this day in 1925, the patent application for Vending Machine was filed.  U.S. Patent No. 1,689,039.