On This Date in Legal History

On July 31, 1790, the first patent was issued to Samuel Hopkins.

First patent

First patent

You can learn about patents and trademarks, and search for any patent issued, at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) website– http://1.usa.gov/1ItzqCi.

About Tina Nelson
Tina Nelson

Tina Nelson is an attorney and mom. She created the LAWSUIT™ board game to teach her three children about the law. The game was an instant success. Copyrights and a patent were obtained, and Professional Games, Inc. was born. Professional Games, Inc. created this blog to educate and keep its friends and customers regularly updated about our American legal system.
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