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Spot the invention

Does intellectual property make school better for you? Why or why not? Can you imagine a world without invention or innovation? Can you imagine a world without a way to tell who makes or produces a particular product or service?

The labeled items are a small sampling of inventions that are, or once were, protected by patents. Can you locate any other patented inventions in the next image? Patents are just one form of intellectual property protection, can you identify other items that may be protected by different forms of intellectual property—trade secrets, trademarks, copyrights? (Requires Adobe Reader®)

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