Posts Tagged ‘Invention Geek’

Invention Geek – State Patents?

6th January 2012 by Invention Geek No Comments

Question from Heidi T.:
Hello Invention Geek,
In what state have the most patents been issued?
Heidi T.

Invention Geek Question – Color Trademark?

30th December 2011 by Invention Geek No Comments

Question from Amy K.:
Hello Invention Geek,
Can you trademark a color?
Amy K.

Invention Geek – Corkscrew

23rd December 2011 by Invention Geek No Comments

Question from Martha P.:
Hello Invention Geek,
Who patented the first corkscrew?
Martha P.

Invention Geek – Yellow Freight Logo?

16th December 2011 by Invention Geek No Comments

Question from John M.:
Hello Invention Geek,
Every time I am on the highway, I see a Yellow Freight truck. It has always bothered me that part of the truck and the logo are orange. Why is the Yellow logo orange?
John M.

Invention Geek – Eminent Domain?

2nd December 2011 by Invention Geek No Comments

Question from Warren C.:
Hello Invention Geek,
Is there a process similar to eminent domain that can be excercised by the government to take ownership of a patent or take away exclusive rights by the inventor if the invention is deemed either something valuable for public safety like smoke alarms or something as dangerous as the atomic [...]

Invention Geek – Poor Man’s Patent

25th November 2011 by Invention Geek No Comments

Question from Simon T.:
What is a poor man’s patent?
Simon T.

Invention Geek – Seat Belt Invention?

18th November 2011 by Invention Geek No Comments

Question from Jen M.:
Who invented the seat belt?
Jen M..

Invention Geek – First Patent for Bottled Water?

11th November 2011 by Invention Geek No Comments

Question from Nelson J.:
Not an earth shattering question but who took out the first patent for bottled water??
Nelson J.

Invention Geek – Levi Strauss?

4th November 2011 by Invention Geek No Comments

Question from Emma R.:
Hey Geek,
Is it true that Levi Strauss has sued other jean designers over their back pocket stitches?
Emma

Invention Geek – Theremin?

28th October 2011 by Invention Geek No Comments

Question from E. Henderson.:
Hey Geek,
What is the instrument used for music in spooky movies that you play without actually touching?
E. Henderson