Patent and Trademark News:

An interesting article was written about one of the quickest Appellate Decisions. This decision came in just 163 from patent issuance. The case was M-I LLC v. FPUSA, LLC, 626 F. App’x 995 (Fed. Cir. September 24, 2015), and you can read the article over at PatentlyO


This Month in History:

1822 Charles Graham of NY granted first US patent for artificial teeth

1794 Josiah Pierson patents a “cold-header” (rivet) machine

1903 The Wright brothers 1st file a patent for a flying machine, which is granted 3 years later

1950 Phototransistor invention announced, Murray Hill, New Jersey