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US Patent: 1,898,568

Tool Patentee: Frederick F. Pazzano - Waltham MA Granted:1933-02-21

A pliers type tool with jaws designed to serve as a wrench for the clamp bolt nut, a lifter to remover the terminal from the battery post, and a spreader and reamer for the terminal clip. The patent appears on a stamped steel version of the tool, and a version made of forgings. The revised drawings accompanying reissue patent RE19,027 illustrate the tool in use.
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US Patent: 623,800

Wrench Patentee: James L. Martin - Marion Center PA Granted:1899-04-25

The jaws tend to spring apart and the screw and thumb nut close them. The rigidity of the spring prongs that form the jaws mean they resist any tendency to spring or twist sideways. A known example is approx. 7 1/2 inches long overall, and is marked with the patent date.
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US Patent: 1,175,513

DATAMP Wacky Patents - July 20, 2017 - 9:57pm
Massage apparatus Patentee: Louis W.G. Flynt - Chicago IL Granted:1916-03-14

1 of 12 patents in the Parker Brothers Inventor's Game. Another is 256,265 Here as part of Russ Allen's MWTCA Gadgets, Gizmos, and Mechanical Marvels display.
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US Patent: 240,866

Clasp for adjusting hammocks Patentee: Vincent P. Travers - New York NY Granted:1881-05-03

Submitted as a What's It to mwtca. Marked with the patent date
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US Patent: 730,918

DATAMP Wacky Patents - July 19, 2017 - 8:50pm
Eye protector for chickens Patentee: Andrew Jackson Jr. - Munich TN Granted:1903-06-16

1 of 12 patents in the Parker Brothers Inventor's Game. Another is 1,175,513 Here as part of Russ Allen's MWTCA Gadgets, Gizmos, and Mechanical Marvels display.
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Meet the Trademark Experts

Meet the Trademark Experts   Join us at the USPTO Texas Regional Office where we will be hosting an interactive Q&A session with the Trademark Experts. If you have questions about your current trademark application or if you are looking to get one or you are just interested, please join us.  During this virtual meeting with the Trademark Assistance Center, participants will be able to ask questions through our video teleconferencing capability. The Trademark Assistance Center, located in Alexandria, Virginia, provides general information about the trademark registration process. This event is free and open to the public. Please bring your own lunch to enjoy during the session. Space is limited.  Please check back for further details about updated material.

Date :Wednesday, August 02, 2017 
Time : 12:30-1:30 PM, CT

To register:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/meet-the-trademark-experts-tickets-34855668242

NOTICE:
If you are unable to come to the Texas Regional Office in Dallas, TX. This event will be webcasted to Patent & Trademark Resource Centers (PTRCs) in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas. Please check PTRC locations to find the PTRC nearest to you.
Please call ahead to ensure the seminar is being shown at your particular PTRC.

The program is free and open to the public. For inquiries about the event:
please email TXROevents@uspto.gov (link sends e-mail), visit us at the Texas Regional Office home page, or call us at 469-295-9000.


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US Patent: 965,722

Chain Repairing Implement Patentee: John N. Macdonald - Hartford CT Granted:1910-07-26

The jaw features are designed to spread and close links on tire chain cross bars. A 1912 ad for the NECESSITY Chain Repair Tool shows a version close in appearance to Macdonald's subsequent patent (no. 1,041,826).
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US Patent: 560,351

DATAMP Wacky Patents - July 16, 2017 - 8:39pm
Device For Producing Dimples (human) Patentee: Martin Goetze - Berlin Germany Granted:1896-05-19

1 of 12 patents in the Parker Brothers Inventor's Game. Another is 556,248 Here as part of Russ Allen's MWTCA Gadgets, Gizmos, and Mechanical Marvels display.
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NF Patent: 31

The use of the farino of potato with wheat flour in manufacture of biscuit Patentee: Gilbert Browning - St. John's NL Canada Granted:1867-00-00

In 1860, inventor Gilbert Browning established the bakery G. Browning & Son, Ltd., which appears to have been quite successful, surviving to 1931 when it merged with a competitor, A. J. Harvey & Co. to become Browning Harvey, Ltd., a firm that eventually moved into making carbonated soft drinks and is still in business as a Pepsi bottler.
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US Patent: 1,079,546

Magnetic Chuck Patentees: Louis W. Downes - Providence RI , Alfred W. Faxon - Providence RI Granted:1913-11-25


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Inventor Info Chat – Webinar

Register for Inventor Info Chat – Webinar
Topic: “Office of Petitions – Overview and Helpful Tips”The USPTO’s Inventor Info Chat webinar series continues on July 20 for a discussion on "Office of Petitions – Overview and Helpful Tips.” This presentation will provide an overview of:
  • What is a petition?
  • What are the 5 components of a petition?
  • Decision Types
  • Overview of the Office of Petitions
  • Types of petitions handled in the Office of Petitions
  • Overview of ePetitions
  • Types of petitions that can be filed via an ePetition
  • Helpful Hints
Register on Eventbrite to receive the presentation in advance of the program.On the day of the event, attend via join the webinar.During the event, please send questions to inventorinfochat@uspto.gov.The Inventor Info Chat webinar series is presented by the Office of Innovation Development, which fosters invention and entrepreneurship by providing full access to the U.S. intellectual property system. For assistance, please send an email to oidevents@uspto.gov or visit our web page to see all upcoming programs


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US Patent: RE7,173

Wrenches Patentees: Robert Hall McCormick - Chicago IL , William R. Baker - Chicago IL Granted:1876-06-13

The movable jaw has lips which slide over flanges on the shank. The adjusting nut also attaches the base of the movable jaw to the shank.
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US Patent: 765,569

Wrench Patentee: Alfred G. Ely - New York NY Granted:1904-07-19

The features of this patent used in production are the slotted shaft of the movable jaw and "T" rib and retainer on the main handle piece. The patent shows a pipe wrench; it was produced as a nut wrench called the TRIMO MONKEY WRENCH. The abridged specifications for corresponding British patent GB-190416376 (no. 16,376 of 1904) note the nut wrench option. By 1912, this design for the monkey wrench was dropped and replaced with a solid shank adjustable jaw passing through a relatively thin walled frame extending from the handle -- the frame style appears in patent no. 1,430,955.
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US Patent: 650,186

Pliers Patentees: George D. Maxson - Edmeston NY , Lynn C. Maxson - Edmeston NY Granted:1900-05-22

The staple grip and wire cutter functions are typical. The special feature is the extended bearing surface extending from one side. Advertised as the M & M STAPLE PULLER and FENCING PLIERS in contemporary farm and trade journals. It is number 80 in "Collector's Guide For Fencing Tools" by Richard Smith & Richard Smith, Jr. Marked "M&M Pat. May 22, 1900"
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Independent Inventors Conference, Alexandria, VA, Aug. 11-12, 2017

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is hosting INVENTION-CON 2017 (Independent Inventors Conference in Alexandria, VA on Aug. 11-12, 2017.

Who Should Attend?
If you are an independent inventor, entrepreneur, small business owner, or an IP professional who works with them, this conference is for you. Attendees will have an opportunity to:
  • Learn from successful business owners and inventors who will relate their personal experiences of bringing their ideas to market.
  • Attend a variety of breakout sessions and workshops designed to cover a range of information from
  • IP basics to detailed explanations on how to prepare and file a patent or trademark application.
  • Network with other attendees and presenters who will share ideas and provide useful advice.

Patents Topics:
  • Types of patent applications that you may file, including search tips prior to filing, requirements for claims and drawings, filing requirements and how to file electronically with our Electronic Filing System (EFS).
  • Overview of the patent examination process.
  • Resources to assist applicants with the patent process.

Trademarks Topics
  • Trademark basics and fundamentals.
  • Highlights of trademark-specific resources and tools.
  • Summary of requirements for application filing and demonstration of how to file on-line using our Trademark Electronic Application System (TEAS).
  • Responding to trademark Office action from examining attorney and appeal process.

See more at Invention-Con 2017

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US Patent: 126,395

Improvement in bit-braces Patentee: William A. Ives - New Haven CT Granted:1872-05-07

See patent 258,764 for an improvement to this patent.
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US Patent: 454,093

Rod Packing Patentees: Sivert Udstad - Aurora, Kane County IL , Rafael Ryan - Aurora, Kane County IL Granted:1891-06-16


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US Patent: 78,961

Friction-Clutch Pulley Patentee: David Harrington - Worcester, Worcester County MA Granted:1868-06-16


This is one of 56,362 patents currently in the database at datamp.org

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US Patent: 185,861

Inspirator Patentee: John T. Hancock - Boston, Suffolk County MA Granted:1877-01-02


This is one of 56,360 patents currently in the database at datamp.org

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US Patent: 176,204

Governor Valve Patentee: David Shive - Philadelphia PA Granted:1876-04-18


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