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In This Issue:

• Back-to-School Inventions
• Attention Office Products Inventors!
• Was Thomas Edison the first to receive a patent for the electric light bulb?


Back to School Inventions

It's that time of the year when kids sulk and parents rejoice – it's back to school time!

Although the warm, late summer nights are coming to an end, there is an upside to back to school: shopping! In preparation of...

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Attention: Office Supply Inventors!

If you have a school, home or office supply product or invention, join INPEX® at the 2008 "SHOPA Buyer to Seller" (SBTS) School and Office Market Place, October 1–3, 2007 at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, Illinois.

SHOPA, a nonprofit...

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Was Thomas Edison the first to receive a patent for the electric light bulb?

No, he wasn't, but his documentation proved he was the first to invent it. Competitors had heard about his light bulb project and quickly applied for and received patents. Edison presented his extensive and detailed documentation in a lawsuit for...

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