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Patent laws are intended to allow an inventor a specific amount of time before their creation becomes public.
got qouted 400 euros for a mint condition crack shot 26
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If patented in 1913 the shotgun is most likely was made before 1920. There is not really any way to get an accurate date without knowing more about the gun.
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Hello... I to recently was looking for the age of a Lefever SXS 12 Ga Damascus Twist Shotgun with the SN# 19958.... Sounds as if your looking for the same infor.. ... PS... Mine is marked with the same Patent Dates.... Sideplate Joined: 22 Jun 2005 Posts: 4 Location: Austin,Texas Posted: Sat Jul…
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crack shot 26 questionam searching for value of a crack shot26 long rifle by j. Stevens arms and tools chicopee falls mass usa pat. date April 22,1913
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The Model 12 actually came in 12A, 12B, 12C models. The Model 12A had a round barrel, while B & C had octagonal barrels. The Model 12B was a short barrel rifle.Value depends on the actual model and condition. I have seen this at shows and online for anywhere from $250 to $500. Most of them, li…
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There is a common misconception that a patent is "A government grant that gives the holder exclusive rights to a process, design, plant or new invention for a designated period of time." In fact, a patent is not an exclusive right to anything at all, but rather the right to exclude OTHERS from maki…
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It depends upon what country you're talking about and how "early" you mean. By 1899 there were over 600,000 US patents. In 1850 there were less than 8,000.
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Charles A. Richardson Inc. (family owned business since 1850)
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I would say within arms reach of the toilet. preferably on the right side. No. If the toilet is near the corner of the room, then the wall that the toilet ISNT laying against is the place for the toilet paper roll. I prefer not to put a toilet paper roll across from the toilet. It annoys me.... i …
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A patent is obtained by filing an application with a fee, having it examined, responding to any objections the examiner has found, and paying a fee to have the patent issued. You must do this for each country in which you desire patent protection. This usually takes two or three years, and often lon…
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Update: The 1905 date appears on the slide of all Savage automatics -- it is the date Elbert Searle was awarded his patent for the pistol design which is the basis for all three production Savage automatic pistols and the few hundred .45 pistols made for the US Army competition for its first automat…
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Check current auctions and copies of the Blue Book of Gun Values. Without more information I can only give you a range of 10-1000 USD depending on specifics
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Roughly $450-$600, depending on condition, exact model.
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I have one. Just acquired one recently. Nice shape (not perfect), but nice.
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That model was made from 1933-1942. sales@countrygunsmith.net
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Condition is the key factor, Even in good shape not that much 180.00 at the most
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Yes it is possible, you just need to make a sketch and describe your idea then hand the form to the patent office, a lot of patents now are only ideas.
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Contact a patent practitioner (patent agent or patent attorney) for assistance. The United States Patent and Trademark Office has lists and addresses of patent practitioners in every state. A patent practitioner will assist you in making the necessary full disclosure of your invention, including an…
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A patent is obtained by filing an appropriate application with your national patent office (USPTO in the USA), having it examined, and having the patent issued. Under various treaties, the application and examination can be extended to other countries, for a fee (and within certain time limits), bu…
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The name J.Stevens Arms and Tool Company was used from 1886-1916,By this firm.The model was probably made between 1912-1916.the model 235,and 385 was made during the same time frame.As to care,I would be sure to lightly oil all metal surfaces with a quality gun oil every 3 months to include the bore…
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Need to know what the gun looks like,barrel length,grips,etc.its a cap and ball about 8 inch barrel black wood grip
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acoca cola bottle of that age and would be worth about 15-30 dollars but the 6 oz part means it was before the 6 1/2 oz bottle so, it depends on how great it looks
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You can narrow down the dates of production looking at the following information. Information was gleaned from a December, 1986 Amertican Rifleman article by Pete Dickey. In 1907, the J. Stevens Arms and Tool Co. of Chicopee Falls, Mass., brought out a pump action .22 caliber rifle that was marked …
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The Chinese first used paper as a toilet item around the 6th century AD.The first recorded mention of toilet paper dates back to the year 589 AD in Korea. During the later Tang Dynasty (618-907 AD), a Muslim Arab traveler to China in the year 851 AD remarked: "They (the Chinese) are not careful abou…
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1093 US patents were granted to Thomas Edison in his lifetime, as well as several hundred patents in the UK, France, and Germany. Many of them, such as the "light bulb" were ruled invalid in a federal court, due to Edison's having stolen and copied materials from others and claimed it as his own.…
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Patent Leather Yes, Patent leather is made from real leather, with a finish originally made from various oils (whale oil, linseed oil etc), and lacquers such as shellac, and a colour, most commonly red or black. Modern patent leather is finished with a mixture of acrylic and polyurethane which give…
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What many aeronautical engineers considered to be the first practical helicopter was built and first flown in 1939. The patent application was submitted in 1935. This particular helicopter became the standard of the world.
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Fredric Bartholdi designed the statue of liberty as a symbol of friendship between the united states of america and france. It was intended to comemmorate the centenial of the declaration of independence.
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A "land patent" is another word for deed (or grant) of real estate from a government (e.g., the U.S. federal government) and represents "absolute title" from the sovereign. It is a special form of letters patent, meaning open declaration (as opposed to private correspondence with the government). L…
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No, patents cannot be obtained for any naturally occurring substance.
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First you must light the candle created from the wax of a demon. Then you recite the ancient summoning call. It can't be written down so I'll write it backwards, "Obba dooba woooba scooba flooba ooz" You will then be confronted by the legendary patent king who will grant you three patents but you mu…
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Ancient Chinese invented the paper and began using it for toilet purposes. In 12th century, Chinese Royal family started using specially designed pieces of paper (that were even perfumed)! That toilet paper was very similar to our modern toilet paper.[1] Joseph Gayetty is widely credited with bei…
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As of 2010, General Electric (GE) has 1,222 patents. Aside from this, they have filed 37, 268 patents in the US.
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Stay away from such companies. As a Patent Designer who has worked for one of the top IP law firms in the west coast, I suggest you find a reputable IP attorney. It would be best to seek lawyer in a boutique firm. Large firms will hand your project down to a new associate. www.inventiapatent.com
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Rob Ross in 2009. But seriously: Mid/late 19th century.
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Answer You can find every U.S. patent ever issued in the online database at uspto.gov, with full text search back to 1976 and numerical search prior to that. The following notes are transcribed from the images of the original patents. July 13, 1836, John Ruggles of Thomsaton, ME, Locomotiv…
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If you mean obtaining a copy of an existing patent, each country has a collection of every patent it has ever issued. The U.S. collection can be accessed online at uspto.gov. If you mean, "get my own patent for an invention"... First, you need to have an invention of your own. Then you need to spe…
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Usually dont' go beyond 100 USD or so
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US patents have bar codes that enable automatic scanning devices to detect the bar codes, read them and interpret the numbers represented in the code, such as the patent or application serial number, thus allowing automatic handling of certain patent documents.
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Copyrights are issued and recorded by the Copyright Office (see link). Trademarks and patents are governed by the US Patent and Trademark Office (see link). The two are separate agencies. Their only connection is that they both administer Intellectual property.In the US, the Copyright Office adminis…
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A new and useful process, machine, article of manufacture, or composition of matter, or any new and useful improvement thereof; a new, original, and ornamental design for an article of manufacture; or a distinct and new variety of plant that has been invented or asexually reproduced. Patents are a…
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W.H. Carrier invented the air conditioner in 1902.
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A patent is a legal monopoly, granted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO), for the use, manufacture and sale of an invention. Patents on useful devices, called utility patents, last for 20 years from the date the patent application was filed. Design patents on "ornamental" works last for …
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The computer was patentented between 1834 and 1870 by Charles Babbage. He then made a second version after the first.
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Patented means that a federal government has issued a patent covering one or more claims for an invention. A patent gives the patent owners the exclusive right to make, use, sell or import the invention in that country. Anyone caught violating the patent can be sued for damages and injunction.
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Thomas Edison was a well respected scientist with over 1000 patents, exact number would be 1093
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Alexander Graham Bell was a Scottish inventor who invented the Telephone. John Logie Baird was also a Scottish Inventor who Invented the Television(T.V) Scottish people invented a lot of stuff :) And finally,Thomas Edison who invented the most valueble,useful household item,the lightbulb:)
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Selling a patent can be a long and arduous process for an inventor. The process is even more arduous if inventing is not what you do full time. Researching companies in your industry, preparding your product report and presentation, phone calls, emails, and follow ups to connect can leave an invent…
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Please see the link below for the US fee schedule.
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Copyright law gives creators of original works the exclusive right to copy, alter, distribute, or perform/display the work, or authorize others to do so, for a limited time. Patent law gives inventors of devices, processes, or plant hybrids the exclusive write to make, use, import, and sell the inv…
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A patent case involves copyrighted or patented material. The word patent can also mean the subject matter is obvious on its face.
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R.T. James filed a patent application on the slinky on 21 August 1946. The patent issued in January 1947 as patent number 2,415,012.
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The Model 27 was introduced in 1907 and production stopped in 1930. A complete and original one in good condition values between $200 to $300.
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No cheerleading is not patented, it is not able to be patented as it is not an object or product. However cheerleading related clothing items, designs, and toys can be patented
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RM Sterling, L.L.C. of Nashville, Tennessee has one listed on their site for which they are asking $75 currently, but it is in less than good condition.
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Very, very, very, very, seldom will it exceed 100 USD
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The Roman Catholic Church and its theology is a religion and religions are not patentable. A patent is a set of exclusive rights granted by a state (national government) to an inventor or their assignee for a limited period of time in exchange for a public disclosure of an invention. Religion is n…
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There is no way to predict the value for sure, but you can make an educated guess based on our knowledge of existing technology, and how the new idea would improve that. You have to look closely at what types of things could go wrong... how hard it is to implement, if there are other things that peo…
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Answer No, in fact there are some hilarious and ridiculous inventions that have been patented and maybe never sold a single commercial unit.
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Barbed wire was invented in DeKalb, Illinois on 1869 by Joseph Glidden.
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Thomas EdisonThe "Wizard of Menlo Park", Thomas Edison held 1,093 US patents.
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There are numerous costs involved in obtaining a patent. doing a preliminary search to determine whether you're wasting your timeobtaining initial consultation with patent attorneydrafting and filing provisional application (filing fees of $125 for individuals)drafting and filing non-provisional (st…
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woodland and silverHowever, any patents issued prior to 1995 have long-since expired.
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The first one who invented the barbed wire is a guy by the name of Joseph Glidden.Lucien B Smith
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General Electric Which by the way is why it was government subsidized over more efficient LED light bubs that posses no Mercury. Everyone finds the dumbest conspiracies and ignores the real ones.
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The camera was invented on 10,000 BC July the 23rd
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if were all kind to each other then no one would need patents! lets try it to see if it works! :)
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Abraham Lincoln received Patent No. 6469 on May 22, 1849 for a hydraulic device to lift boats over shoals, an invention which was never manufactured. However, it did make him the only U.S. president to hold a patent. A scale model of his invention can found at the Smithsonian Institution in Washingt…
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A properly drafted and issued patent can give you the exclusive right to make, use, sell or import something using or containing the invention that you have claimed in your patent. You can license people to do those things for you, or sue people who do those things without your permission. There ar…
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Technological innovation depends on knowledge developed by scientific research. The num-ber of citations made in patents to the scientific literature has been suggested as an indicator of this process of transfer of knowledge from science to technology. We provide an intersec-toral insight into this…
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Design patents are valid for 14 years from the date of patent grant, and, unlike utility patents, their applications are kept secret until the actual grant is issued.
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Robert E.SmithAlexander Miles Oct 11,1867
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It gives you ownership on the product/invention. If you want to make money or sell the invention, you must have it patented - almost all potential buyers or manufacturers will not buy it if product isn't patented. to protect ownership of a new technology___novanet
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I think that you mean "pistol" instead of "positive". I have one of these and it is indeed a pistol. Was that the question? "Police Positive" was a Colt trade name. If the revolver has a square grip it is probably the model known as the "new police" and if it has a rounded grip it is probably the mo…
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A perpetual motion machine has been deemed impossible by physics; the US patent office allegedly will not consider applications claiming perpetual motion.
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A patent can be used to prevent others from making, using, selling or importing a particular invention, without permission, for which a license fee can be charged, if desired. Protection can usually last up to 20 years from date of filing, with exceptions for things like ornamental designs or plants…
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Arthur Granjean nationality is French. Arthur Granjean did not invent the Etch a Sketch. Andre Cassagnes originally applied for the patent in 1957. Unfortunately, he did not have the money to ultimately register his patent. He acquired an investor by the name of Paul Chaze to be able to do this. Ch…
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The "patents and copyrights" clause.
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they are financial assets
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An improvement of an existing invention is itself an invention, and can be patented like any other invention. Contact a patent practitioner (patent agent or patent attorney) for assistance. The United States Patent and Trademark Office has lists and addresses of patent practitioners in every state. …
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Patent Agents make a very large amount of money compared to most jobs. The average salary is between $91,000 per year and $123,000.
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Mary Kies, 5 May 1809. Kies invented a way of weaving straw with silk, and used it to create beautiful and fashionable women's hats. No one was allowed to make hats just like hers.
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