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Patents : ingenious inventions : how they work and how they came to be

Ben. Ikenson c2004

Available at St. Ambrose University Library  Third Floor Stacks  (T47 .I44 2004 )()

  • Title:
    Patents : ingenious inventions : how they work and how they came to be
  • Author: Ben. Ikenson
  • Subjects: Technology -- Popular works; Inventions; g Creative ability in technology; Research, Industrial
  • Description: Patents: a history -- 1. The radical and revolutionary patent. Airplane ; Artificial heart ; Camera ; DNA fingerprinting ; Dynamite ; Helicopter ; Internal combustion engine ; Chronology of the automobile age ; Light bulb ; Inventor profile: Thomas A. Edison ; Nuclear reactor ; Chronology of the atomic age ; Penicillin ; Refrigeration ; Rocket ; Skyscraper steel ; Submarine ; Telegraph ; Telephone ; Typewriter ; Vulcanization of rubber ; X-Ray tube -- 2. The little patent that could. Aerosol can ; Aspirin ; Barbed wire ; Bar code ; Battery ; Inventor profile: Alessandra Volta ; Bottlecap ; Calculator ; Cellophane ; Chewing gum ; Colt revolver ; Drinking straw ; Levi Strauss blue jeans ; Optical fiber ; Pez dispenser ; Transistor ; Chronology of the computer age ; Velcro ; Zipper ; Zippo lighter -- 3. The more humane patent. Adhesive bandage ; Airbag ; Air conditioning ; Artificial leg ; Bra ; Ibot ; Inventor profile: Dean Kamen ; Kevlar ; Laser eye surgery ; Magnetic resonance imaging ; Nicotine patch ; Parachute ; Prozac ; Reading system for the blind ; Respirator ; Seatbelt ; Smoke detector ; Turtle excluder device ; Vitamins -- 4. The strange & sensational patent. Astroturf ; Bubblewrap ; Chia pet ; Chicken goggles ; Escapable coffin ; Genetic engineering ; Goat traction footwear ; Kitty litter ; Lava lamp ; Neon ; Ouija board ; Pigeon starter ; Theremin ; "Towering Inferno" fire blanket ; Zeppelin -- 5. The patent that eases. Automated teller machine ; Bicycle ; Breech-loading ordinance ; Coal breaker ; Cotton gin ; Door lock ; Flush toilet ; Frozen food ; Handcuffs ; Handle guide ; John Deere plow ; Lawn mower ; Microwave ; Pasteurization ; Polygraph lie detector ; Post-it notes ; Remote control ; Tampon ; Traffic signal ; Vacuum cleaner ; Viagra -- 6. The patent that pleases. Basketball ; Cornflakes ; Drive-in movie theater ; Etch A Sketch ; Fender Stratocaster ; Jukebox ; Peach ; Phonograph ; Radio ; Inventor profile: Nikola Tesla ; Roller coaster ; Roller skates ; Slinky ; Snowboard ; Statue of Liberty ; Television -- 7. Resources. The three types of patents ; Patents vs. trademarks ; How to obtain a patent ; Useful resources.
  • Publisher: New York : Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
  • Creation Date: c2004
  • Format: 288 p. : ill. ; 25 cm..
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISBN1579123678
  • Source: 01SAUNI ALMA
  • Alma MMS ID: 991000879079702845

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