Where could a person find information on a 1920s-1940s steel oil barrel which seems to have been made by Standard Oil Co for Polarine oil with patents marked on it from 1905 1909 1911 and 1916?
We are building a Conoco museum which started out as Marland Oil, then Standard Oil Company by E.W. Marland. Contact The city of Ponca City, OK and ask somebody about who is in charge of the research or you can contact the Oklahoma Historical Society.
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Where can you find information about a 22 single shot bolt action with a round barrel if the only markings are Manufactured by J Stevens A and T Co Chicopee Falls Mass USA patents applied for?
You should be able to find information on this if a patent or patents issued on the article at some time in the past. Go to www.uspto.gov. There should be a "patents" link, then there should be a link for "patent searches." Search under "issued patents" (pay attention to the date range) using keywords and you may come up with patents that relate to your subject matter and disclose lots of facts, including the inventors…
People sometimes confuse copyrights with patents. In general terms, copyrights protect expressive works (such as choreography), whereas patents protect new, useful, nonobvious inventions. Such inventions may include devices, designs, procedures, and so forth. For more information on patents, see the website of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (www.uspto.gov). For more information on copyright, the website of the Copyright Office (www.copyright.gov). Obviously, this answer does not address copyright or patent issues in other countries.
They have patents in many different industries from the obvious web authoring, wireless, and email patents to the not-so-obvious patents in medical, vehicle, and weight loss. Some patents include, but are not limited to, IBM, The Weather Channel Inc., Nevengineering Inc., Wildtangent Inc., and Disney Enterprises Inc.
Jewelry patents have been granted to jewelry manufacturers and artisans since 1850 for protection against copying by competitors. For precious and non precious jewelry there are design and utility patents. Design patents are used to protect the way an article looks, while a utility patent protects the way an article is used and works. Design and utility patents have separate numbering systems and utility patents far outweigh the number of design patents.