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Inventor Spotlight: LASIK Inventors Samuel Blum, Rangaswamy Srinivasan, and James J. Wynne

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For National Inventors Month this May, we’re celebrating innovation and highlighting some of the country’s finest innovators by telling you more about some who have been inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame. Samuel Blum, Rangaswamy Srinivasan, & James H. Wynne Anyone who has ever longed to wake up in the morning and immediately […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

May 28th, 2012 at 5:51 am

Inventor Spotlight: Post-it Notes Inventor Art Fry

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For National Inventors Month this May, we’re celebrating innovation and highlighting some of the country’s finest innovators by telling you more about some who have been inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame. Art Fry: Post-it Notes Admit it. You love your Post-it Notes so much it’s hard to remember a time when they […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

May 24th, 2012 at 5:21 am

Inventor Spotlight: Corn Flakes Inventor John Kellogg

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For National Inventors Month this May, we’re celebrating innovation and highlighting some of the country’s finest innovators by telling you more about some who have been inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame. John Harvey Kellogg – Flaked Cereal and Process of Preparing Same It’s hard to imagine a time when pouring cereal in […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

May 16th, 2012 at 5:29 am

iKids: Encouraging Children to Innovate

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May is National Inventors’ Month, and we’re celebrating innovation, so we thought it would be nice to honor some of the youngest inventors out there by featuring the Inventive Kids (iKids) website. According to the site: Inventive Kids was launched in 2003 to help children develop their innovative and creative potential. Now, with the launch […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

May 14th, 2012 at 5:42 am

Inventor Spotlight: Wrinkle-Free Cotton Inventor Ruth Benerito

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For National Inventors Month this May, we’re celebrating innovation and highlighting some of the country’s finest innovators by telling you more about some who have been inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame. Ruth Benerito – Wrinkle-Free Cotton Frequent travelers, busy parents, and everyone who just hates to iron (myself included) owe a huge […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

May 9th, 2012 at 5:27 am

Wacky Patent Wednesdays: Back to School Edition

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And so the end of the dog days of summer are here and with them come the end of Wacky Patent Wednesdays. We’ve talked about wacky patents related to ice cream, baseball, barbecues, and the beach, so now it’s only appropriate that we have a special back to school edition. First we have a dual-purpose […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

August 31st, 2011 at 12:53 pm

Wacky Patent Wednesdays: Beach Blanket Bingo Edition

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So far this month, we’ve talked about wacky patents related to ice cream, baseball, and barbecues. It’s about time we head to the beach, don’t you think? First, a confession: the following collection of wacky patents has me a little torn as I can’t quite tell if I find them wacky or downright ingenious. But […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

August 24th, 2011 at 5:56 am

Wacky Patent Wednesday: Ice Cream Edition

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As you know, throughout August, LegalZoom is “Celebrating Innovation.” Along with highlighting awesome creations and giving away some great prizes like trademark and patent filings and a Samsung Galaxy Tab, here at the blog we’re going to feature some of the strangest inventions that have passed through the United States Trademark and Patent Office (USPTO) […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

August 3rd, 2011 at 10:55 am

We’re Celebrating Innovation this August!

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Throughout August, LegalZoom is celebrating innovation! We’re using this month as an opportunity to tip our hats to great innovators: people who have changed the world with their genius inventions, disruptive businesses, brilliant writings, and crazy ideas. All month long, we’ll have cool stuff to celebrate, educate, and inspire innovation. You won’t want to miss: […]

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Written by Carrie Yutzy

August 1st, 2011 at 7:02 am

5 Awesome Sci-Fi Inventions for National Inventors Month

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Inventions don’t have to be real to be cool. In honor of National Inventors Month, we’ve collected five of the coolest fictional inventions—the ones we most wish were real. Lightsaber – Star Wars No list of sci-fi or movie inventions is complete without the lightsaber. This Jedi weapon features a blade of energy that can […]

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Written by Carrie Yutzy

August 24th, 2010 at 9:06 am