Posts Tagged: christmas patents

Special Report: The Santa Transport Patent

The solution to this intractable puzzle was provided by Santa in the Patent, which describes a grid of enormous, land-based wind turbines running back and forth between …
By Howard Zaharoff
10 months ago 7

Christmas Kissing Creativity: Mistletoe Innovations

I thought it might be interesting to take a look at one of more fun holiday traditions — kissing under mistletoe. According to, mistletoe is a …
By Gene Quinn
2 years ago 0

Christmases Past: Artificial Christmas Tree Patents 1911 – 1928

In years past we have taken time to profile Christmas tree patents, and we return to that theme once again this year. While we get live Christmas …
By Gene Quinn
3 years ago 2

Top 10 Iconic (and Patented) Toys

Of course, it wouldn't be a traditional Christmas at IPWatchdog unless we spent some time profiling some cool innovations that relate to the holiday season. So today, …

Christmases Past: Lighting Decoration Patents 1927 – 1938

Frequent readers of IPWatchdog know that we look for any excuse to talk about patents and holidays provide an opportunity to discus thematically relevant patents for interesting …
By Angel Krippner
5 years ago 1

Christmases Past: Sleigh Patents of the 1880s & 1890s

My review of the state-of-the-art sleigh technologies shows that during the early 1880s more comfortable sleigh rides were on the minds of many an inventor, and by …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 2

Merry Christmas: Christmas Tree Patents

This year I asked Glen Kotapish of Planet Patent if he could provide me some examples of interesting or bizarre US patents that somehow relate to "Christmas …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 1

Merry Christmas from Zies, Widerman & Malek

The patent attorneys at Zies, Widerman & Malek would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Enjoy our rendition of Feliz …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 5

Merry Christmas: Christmas and Santa Patents 2009

The device is explained to be a structural improvement of toy Christmas tree. The lower part of the foundation unit has a motor with intermittent off-and-on rotation …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 7

Merry Christmas: Christmas Patents 2008

There were 21 US patents issued with the word “Christmas” in the title during 2008, with 7 being utility patents and 14 being design patents.  Without further ado, here are some …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 0

The Santa Claus Detector and other Santa Patents

  Santa Claus Detector US Patent No. 5,523,741 Issued June 4, 1996 This the season to be jolly, so why not search for some patents with the word “Santa” in the …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 0