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Posts Tagged: Museum of Obscure Patents


I find this patent so exasperating because the patented method essentially breaks down to nothing more than chilling a container to at least - C and then filling that container with beer that is above C I wonder how…

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Did you know that there is clothing available to assist jails mental hospitals and others with the prevention of suicide Special protective wear has been issued to inmates and patients with suicidal tendencies for years As a matter of…

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Valentine's Day is again upon us a day for lovers to express their undying affection for one another by giving gifts of chocolates flowers and love coupons It's also a day for inventors to strap on their thinking caps…

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According to Men's Health the gift idea for women on Valentine's Day is lingerie So we set out to find some patent related lingerie and find some we did One of the more interesting things we located relates to…

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Do cats need pants Do horses need goggles Pet clothes and accessories symbolize the close relationship we have with animals We want to make our pets as comfortable as we are We want to make them as fashionable as…

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Every year we all gather around and celebrate the new year So that got us to thinking what patents are there for devices that any self respecting raucous reveler ought to have on New Years Eve As you might…

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It is still extraordinarily hot throughout most of the United States today Some relief is on the horizon for tomorrow at least for the greater Washington DC and Northern Virginia area with even more relief next week After getting…

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It is fair to say that the eastern half of the United States is experiencing prolonged heat like few can ever remember With that in mind I thought it might be an interesting time to take a look at…

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When it comes to patentability safety is not necessarily a major factor in the equation The Patent Office only cares if an invention is sufficiently inventive Whether or not it s safe is a superfluous question And yet I…

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On this most festive of American holidays I once again am inspired to share some thematically appropriate patents After all what better way to celebrate a holiday than reading patents appropriate for the festivities With that in mind I…

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The holiday patent du jour gives us the opportunity to explore the candy collecting aspects of trick-or-treating More specifically U S Patent No is for a portable container having wheels and a handle What makes it worthy note on…

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Just in time for Mothers Day finally a gift suitable for both Mothers Day and Fathers Day In keeping with the age-old tradition of inventing by juxtaposition this highly functional and aesthetically pleasing invention Cigar Lighter and Perfumery Ejector…

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