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An Inventor Walks Into a Bar: Risks of Filing a “Bar Napkin” Provisional Patent Application

Posted in Intellectual Property

Inventors come up with ideas at the strangest moments. For example, an inventor in 1937 wrote down concepts for what is considered one of the first modern computers on the back of a cocktail napkin. After a bourbon, he came up with an electronically operated machine that used binary numbers, condensers for memory, a regenerative… Continue Reading