Commissioner of patents

COMMISSIONER OF PATENTS. The name of an officer of the United States whose duties are detailed in the act to promote the useful arts, &c., which will be found under the article Patent.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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commissioner of patents, said, "Everything that can be invented has been invented." Listening to its experts in 1936, The New York Times predicted, "A rocket will never be able to leave the Earth's atmosphere."
They continued to refine it and now hold several US patents on the technology, most recently from the Canadian Commissioner of Patents.
Commissioner of Patents under the 1836 Act, had known Morse for years
These protections are implemented via "secrecy orders," issued by the commissioner of patents upon review of the patent application by the United States Patent and Trademark Office and other designated agencies.
personnel, the Act deleted the position of Commissioner of Patents and
Many of these chapters draw upon texts that would typically be considered "non-literary" (a sixteenth century Nahuatl manuscript on medicinal herbs, Andrew Jackson Downing's Fruit and Fruit Trees of America, the 1852 USDA Report of the Commissioner of Patents, etc.) in an effort to expand the range of genres that Ziser sees as helping to shape early American literature.
In: Decisions of the Commissioner of Patents. Alexandria, VA:U.S.
From the Annual Report of the Commissioner of Patents, information was collected on all patents issued in 1912 to inventors or co-inventors residing in thirteen southern states.
Commissioner of Patents and an injunction was granted to delay implementation of the new procedural rules.

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