Why can't fragances be patented?

Answer Despite the number of new fragrances introduced each year--and the many variations in their scent, name and packaging--many colognes and perfumes are placed on the market without a patent. Several ... Read More »

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Who invented&patented the cd?

James T. Russell, a physicist and inventor, developed the first compact disc in the late 1960s. While working as senior scientist at the Pacific Northwest Laboratory of the Batelle Memorial Instit... Read More »

When was Heartgard patented?

Heartgard is a monthly prescription medication for dogs to guard them against heartworm, which can be very dangerous for animals. It was approved for patent and use on March 2, 1987. It is availabl... Read More »

When was the gas mask patented?

The Department of Transportation reveals that Garrett Augustus Morgan Sr. patented the gas mask in 1912. He called the device a Safety Hood and Smoke Protector. After it saved the lives of many man... Read More »

Who Patented the First Hair Dye?

Although hair coloring dates back to ancient times, the modern innovator and the first to patent hair dye was Eugène Schueller. His name may not sound familiar, but his company--- L'Oréal---is we... Read More »