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The Real 8,000,000th

August 19, 2011 by


Earlier this week the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) granted  patent number 8,000,000 to Second Sight Medical Products Inc. for a device that helps people with degenerative vision problems to see better.  It’s certainly a far cry from patent number one granted after the Patent Act of 1837 for enhancements to locomotives wheels. Now […]


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