What year did Laszlo Biro make the ballpoint pen?
The first patent for a ballpoint pen was issued 30 October 1888 to John Laud. The invention was not viable and the patent lapsed. Laszlo Biro filed a patent on 15 June 1938. Laszlo Biro moved to Argentina, manufactured the pen so that the Biro was first sold in there by 1943. In Britain, the first pens were marketed in 1945
The first ballpoint pen patent, 392,046, was issued to John Loud on October 30, 1888. László Bíró and Georg Bíró created the first commercial ballpoint pen. The brothers filed for a British patent on June 15, 1938. They also filed and received US patent 2,400,679 on May 21, 1946. Loud's pen was developed to write on leather for the leather industry. Ball point pens that were suitable to write on paper took a number of…