Content tagged "Patents History"

The USPTO Joins in the Celebration of Thanksgiving

The Department of Commerce's United States Patent and Trademark Office joins in the celebration of Thanksgiving by recognizing some patents and trademarks associated with this...

CAT Scan Patent Issued November 25, 1975

Robert S. Ledley, born in 1926 in New York City, received patent # 3,922,552 on November 25, 1975 for the diagnostic X-ray system, also known as the CAT (Computed Axial Tomography)...

Traffic signal patent issued November 20, 1923

Garrett Morgan, the son of former slaves, was born in Paris, Ky., and was living in Cleveland when he received patent # 1,475,024 on November 20, 1923 for the three-way traffic...

Patent for Safety Razor Issued November 15, 1904

King C. Gillette was born in Fon du Lac, Wis., and while residing in Boston, received patent #775,134 for the disposable safety razor on November 15, 1904. Prior to the disposable...

In Remembrance of Our Nation's Heroes

The Department of Commerce's United States Patent and Trademark Office joins in the commemoration of Veterans Day by recognizing some patriotic trademarks. Veterans Day has its...

Take Me Out to the Ballgame

The Department of Commerce's United States Patent and Trademark Office joins in the celebration of this year's World Series by recognizing some patents and trademarks relative to...

USPTO Names Three New Technology Center Directors

Nicholas Godici, Acting Undersecretary of Commerce and Acting Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), has added three new group directors to the Patent...

High Octane Gasoline Patent Issued October 19, 1948

Donald Campbell, Homer Martin, Charles Tyson and Eger Murphree, four inventors working for Exxon, revolutionized the petroleum industry when they created the first efficient and...