February 18, 2019

Presidents Day Patents 2019

By Bryan K. Wheelock, Principal

It’s Presidents Day, and while the USPTO is closed for the occasion, here is a look a few instances where presidents were honored in the records of the USPTO.

U.S. Patent No. D537666 covered a toy bank that celebrated the apocryphal story of George Washington and the cherry tree:

U.S. Patent No. D537666

The Presidents have been remembered in a chart puzzle, shown in U.S. Patent No. 1148885:

U.S. Patent No. 1148885

Americans are big fans of George Washington, and in U.S. Patent No. D9138, George Washington was a big fan for the people:

U.S. Patent No. D9138

Commemorative medals and badges were apparently a “thing” and several were protected by design patents, including D8000 and D51046:

U.S. Patent No. D8000

U.S. Patent No. D51046