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Machine Hiram Maxim Patent - 1890 No. 436,899 Changed War Forever George Selden Automobile
Automobile Son Of Appeals Court Judge
Inventor Applied For Patent - 1879 Nobody Else Had Applied
Delayed Process Approval Granted Patent - 1895 No. 549,160 Leased Patent Rights
Assoc. Of Licensed Auto Manuf. Henry Ford Sued (Won 1911) Patent Expired 1913 Aeroplane
Aeroplane Wright Brothers Patent - 1906 No. 821,393 Entangled In Many PatentInfringement Suits
Hastened Wilbur’s Death
Xerography Chester Carlson Patent - 1942
Process No. 2,297,691 Licensed Process
Bell & Howell
Western Electric Didn’t Give Away All Secrets Took $60 Million & 14 Years
To Develop First Copier
Transistor AT&T Bell Labs John Bardeen,
Walter Brattain, &
William Patent - 1950 No. 2,524,035 Led To
VLSI U.S. Patent System
U.S. Five People In Inception 3200 Employees 1989
102,000 Patents Issued ...
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