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CA Patent: 1,002,332

Coupler for bench grinder Patentee: Grover P. Holther Jr. - Mount Prospect IL Granted:1976-12-28


This is one of 59,050 patents currently in the database at datamp.org

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US Patent: 1,159,248

Chuck Patentee: Alexander P. Morrow - Elmira NY Granted:1915-11-02


This is one of 59,049 patents currently in the database at datamp.org

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US Patent: 187,896

Hand Punch Patentee: Henry F. Osborne - Newark NJ Granted:1877-02-27

Hand punch with an eccentric adjustable guide pin to insure correct registration of holes corresponding to the shape of a belt splicing hook.
This is one of 59,045 patents currently in the database at datamp.org

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US Patent: 493,857

Drill-chuck Patentee: Charles E. Billings - Hartford CT Granted:1893-03-21


This is one of 59,043 patents currently in the database at datamp.org

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US Patent: 105,583

Improvement in Can-Openers Patentee: William W. Lyman - West Meriden, New Haven County CT Granted:1870-07-19


This is one of 59,036 patents currently in the database at datamp.org

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GB Patent: 187,802,766

Machine for Planing Tops, Bottoms and Sides of Blind Laths Patentee: Richard Shill - London England Granted:1878-00-00

This was patented in 1878, but the date is unknown.
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GB Patent: 182,705,502

Certain Machinery for Preparing Boards for Flooring and Other Similar Purposes Patentee: Malcom Muir - Glasgow Scotland Granted:1827-06-01


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US Patent: 1,159,804

DATAMP Wacky Patents - July 10, 2018 - 5:48am
Clothes pin Patentee: Robert John Schulz - Saginaw MI Granted:1915-11-09

1 of 12 patents in the Parker Brothers Inventor's Game. Another is 363,037 Here as part of Russ Allen's MWTCA Gadgets, Gizmos, and Mechanical Marvels display.
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US Patent: 1,363,274

Self Adjusting Wrench Patentee: James Webb Saffold - Cleveland OH Granted:1920-12-28

The geometry of the swinging loop ends and the lobes on the handle extending into those loops are such that the wrench will bear on the sides of hexagon nuts and bolt heads. The design is intended to provide a type of ratchet action, and to lessen the chance of damaging the corners of hexagon nuts and bolts. Produced as the VIMCO wrench, and frequently imitated after the patent expired.
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Patent Quality Chat

USPTO's Patent Quality Chat webinar continues its 2018 series on July 10, from noon to 1 p.m. ET, with “Improving Access to Global Patent Data.” Imagine free access to patent application information from patent offices around the world through one single, secure portal. Global Dossier, a concept delivered by the IP5 Offices (USPTO, EPO, JPO, KIPO, and SIPO), provides such access and more. Attend this webinar to learn about all the Global Dossier services, especially the Citation List for robust prior art searching, and to discuss potential new functionalities for Global Dossier in the future. Please send your input and questions to patentquality@uspto.gov before and during the event. This webinar is designed for all those involved in patent prosecution and prior art searching. No registration needed to attend. More information, including how to attend, is available on our event page.The Patent Quality Chat webinar series is part of the USPTO’s continuous efforts to improve patent quality.
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Agent/Attorney three-day course

Sign-up is now open for the Attorney/Agent 3-Day Course on Examination Practice and Procedure at our headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia, Sept. 11-13.  This training makes use of statutes, rules, and guidelines relevant to practicing before the agency. It is limited to those who have passed the patent bar, with priority given to those who recently passed. The course is led by USPTO trainers and is based on material developed for training patent examiners and other employees. If you are interested in attending, please sign up here. More information, including a proposed upcoming course schedule, is available on the Stakeholder Training on Examination and Practice (STEPP) page of the USPTO website.
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Virtual Instructor Led Training (vILT) -- Proper Anticipation Rejections

Sign-up is now open for the Aug. 7, virtual instructor led training (vILT) course “Proper Anticipation Rejections: Reminders from Recent Case Law.” The online program is led by experienced USPTO staff and is based on material developed for training patent examiners and other employees. This limited capacity course is first come, first served, and selection is required to attend.  If you are interested in attending, please register using our sign-up form. More information, including a proposed upcoming course schedule, is available on the vILT page of the USPTO website.
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Inventor Info Chat

Join USPTO on July 19 for another Inventor Info Chat webinar, “Considerations and Options for Foreign Filing – Including PCT.”The event is free and online only, from 11 a.m. to noon ET. During the chat, you will learn about the considerations needed to decide whether to pursue patent protection outside of the United States, filing options, time frames for filing, and common mistakes.More information, including how to attend, is available on our Inventor Info Chat event page of the USPTO website.
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US Patent: 1,347,722

Nut-lock Patentee: Edwin E. Thomas - Portland OR Granted:1920-07-27

The inventor had been a prolific designer of sawmill machinery.
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US Patent: 1,175,513

DATAMP Wacky Patents - July 4, 2018 - 1:55am
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: 468,911

Ratchet brace Patentee: Gardiner L. Holt - Springfield MA Granted:1892-02-16

"My invention relates to that class of bit-braces known as "ratchet-braces," in which means are provided for causing the bit-carrying head to revolve with the brace in either direction, as may be desired; and the object of the invention is to improve the construction of such braces in such manner as to increase the strength of the engagement of the pawls with the ratchet, to prevent lost motion between said parts, and to augment the compactness and efficiency of the means for retracting the pawls."
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US Patent: 730,918

DATAMP Wacky Patents - July 3, 2018 - 1:52am
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.
This is one of 58,992 patents currently in the database at datamp.org

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US Patent: 18,691

DATAMP Wacky Patents - July 2, 2018 - 1:47am
Improvement in methods of floating horses, &c., across rivers Patentee: Samuel P. Heintzelman - Newport Barracks KY Granted:1857-11-24

1 of 12 patents in the Parker Brothers Inventor's Game. Another is 730,918 Here as part of Russ Allen's MWTCA Gadgets, Gizmos, and Mechanical Marvels display.
This is one of 58,975 patents currently in the database at datamp.org

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US Patent: 1,365,779

Indicating Calipers Patentee: Thomas E. Grove - Dayton OH Granted:1921-01-18

"Micro-indicating" calipers: "The instrument is designed to indicate slight variations of measurement upon a magnified scale." A contemporary trade journal write-up describes the tool's use in conjunction with a micrometer to verify the internal dimensions of holes. A known example is marked, "Grove Mfg. Co. Dayton O. Pat. Pend."
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US Patent: 556,248

DATAMP Wacky Patents - July 1, 2018 - 1:33am
Saluting Device Patentee: James C. Boyle - Spokane WA Granted:1896-03-10

1 of 12 patents in the Parker Brothers Inventor's Game. Another is 18,691 Here as part of Russ Allen's MWTCA Gadgets, Gizmos, and Mechanical Marvels display.
This is one of 58,975 patents currently in the database at datamp.org

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