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Wacky Patents 1 – Method of Presenting Beer

This post was first published on November 12, 2014.   There is nothing more refreshing than a pint of chilled beer and a hearty chat with friends after a generally lousy week. But beware! You may be infringing a patent while sipping down the chilled “barley juice”. Here is why - Below is the description of a patent granted for the “Method of Presenting Beer” which is our Wacky Patent No. 1. US Patent No. 8,240,155 B2 relates to a Method…

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Wacky Patents 3: Earth Orbital Bombs as Nuclear Deterrents

This post was first published on December 05, 2014.   The world is facing a lot of problems like energy crisis, border disputes, international security issues and the deadliest of all, the Nuke! The world is trying to combat these issues, both individually and collectively, and yet is unable to come up with a comprehensive solution. But Arthur Paul Pedrick came up with a one-stop shop for all global concerns with his invention titled, Earth Orbital bombs as Nuclear Deterrents. The patent…

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Wacky Patents 4 – Mode-Enhanced Hindustani Music

This post was first published on 19th December, 2014. It’s a musical world. From the pitter patter of raindrops to pulsating headaches, there is music everywhere. In many languages, voice modulation and tone become part of communication. Ever wondered if a method of creating music could be patented? Well, that’s exactly what Wacky Patent 4, Mode enhanced Hindustani Music is about. US Patent Application No. 10/082,777 filed in February, 2002 by two inventors of Indian Origin, Prabhakar Prahlad Jamkhedkar and Prashant Prabhakar Jamkhedkar, was granted…

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Wacky Patents 2 – Ouija Board

This post was first published on 14th November, 2014. Next up in the series of Wacky Patents is a board game which has spooked people for ages! This humble board game has been a source of spook for many. Ouija (pronounced wee-jee) is derived from compounded French word, ‘Oui’ and German word, ‘Ja’, both meaning “Yes”. It was originally a trademark owned by Kennedy Novelty Co. which later became generic when people started to use the word for any talking board. What…

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