Archive for April, 2008

Patently true

Patent No. 7339396 Front PageDuring a routine patent search, I stumbled upon the fact that my first US patent was recently granted. Patent No. 7,339,396 titled METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR AMELIORATING THE EFFECTS OF NOISE GENERATED BY A BUS INTERFACE was issued on March 4, 2008.

It is well known that patents provide a financial incentive for people to create new inventions by granting them the exclusive right to the invention. Others may point out that the current system grants only the right to exclude others from using the invention. Regardless, when a patent has already been assigned to another entity, the benefits continue in a more indirect form: a tangible sense of achievement and motivation for the future.

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