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A blog about patents and inventions

Jul 19, 2019, 1:20 PM
It all might have started with patent number US2304669A, "Isolation of cannabidiol."
Jul 12, 2019, 10:53 AM
The Prescription Drug Price Relief Act would see to it that Americans don’t pay more for prescription drugs than the median price in five major countries: Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany and Japan. If pharmaceutical manufacturers refuse to lower drug prices below that level, the federal government would approve cheaper generic versions of those drugs, regardless of any patents or market exclusivities in place.
Jul 3, 2019, 1:41 PM
Slater Mill National Historic Landmark is recognized internationally as the birthplace of the American Industrial Revolution. But in Britain, Samuel Slater is known as Slater the Traitor. A story of industrial espionage begins like this: “On an early September day in 1789, Samuel Slater, 21 years old, boarded a ship in London to begin a voyage to New York. His family didn’t know he was doing this. He presented himself as a simple laborer, a farm hand. He was lying.”