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Perhaps Edison s most famous invention was the light-bulb Truth be told however Edison didn t really invent the light-bulb Edison significantly improved upon the technology by developing a light-bulb that used a lower current electricity a small carbonized…

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Granville Woods is often referred as The Black Edison Woods and Thomas Edison went to court twice over what were apparently invention disputes Both times Woods won There s even a story perhaps folklore that Edison asked Woods to…

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On January Thomas Edison received U S Patent No which was simply titled Electric Lamp Perhaps Edison's most famous inventions were the phonograph motion pictures and the light-bulb Truth be told however Edison didn't really invent the lightbulb but…

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Those that do the complaining erroneously state that they speak on behalf of the entire industry But I know they don't speak for IBM or Qualcomm or Tessera or the many other innovative companies that exist in the high-tech…

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United States Patent and Trademark Office USPTO the National Science Foundation NSF and NBC Learn the educational arm of NBC News today launched an -part Science of Innovation series to coincide with the th birthday of American inventor Thomas…

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Right now the best business to be in at the moment is the patent enforcement business at least if you are concerning yourself with low-risk monetization with high reward Between the legacy issue of bad patents patent auctions and…

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In short today s smartphone patent wars are simply back to the future when it comes to how disruptive new industries are developed Every major technological and industrial breakthrough in U S history from the Industrial Revolution to the…

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In my experience the passion to invent is stirred by two things dissatisfaction with an existing product or service i e too large too slow too expensive too difficult to use or a dream and desire to create something…

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Lemley s response introduces the new term sequential improvement This suggests to us that he has now abandoned many of his claims of simultaneous invention The word sequential does not occur a single time in his article We agree…

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If you actually read my article you will find that I simply don t say the things they claim I say The basic refrain of the Howells-Katznelson paper is that I think Edison and the Wright brothers didn t…

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For example regarding Thomas Edison Lemley s primary case illustrating the so-called myth of the sole inventor he alleges that Sawyer and Man invented and patented the incandescent light bulb Lemley p and that Edison did not invent the…

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The canonical story of the lone genius inventor is largely a myth Edison didn t invent the light bulb he found a bamboo fiber that worked better as a filament in the light bulb developed by Sawyer and Man…

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