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Top Ten Patent Wars – Cotton Gin (#8)

Why is Whitney So Important? Next on our list of Top Ten Patent Wars is not the one that most patent historians think of, the so-called “Sewing Machine” Wars of the 1850s-1860s, which is...

The Top Ten Patent Wars – Radio (#9)

Like many great inventions, radio had many fathers. But Guglielmo Marconi is generally regarded as the “inventor of radio”. Marconi, an Italian who lived in England, was the first to practically deploy a system for wireless...

The Top Ten Patent Wars – Television (#10)

Philo T. Farnsworth is now generally considered to be the inventor of the television. But he was prevented from realizing the windfall that should have resulted due to patent litigation brought by the Radio Corporation...