Sunday, February 05, 2006

Wyoming Inventors Database

The Wyoming Inventors Database allows you to search for patents awarded to residents of Wyoming from 1867 to the present. Like, for example, David Smith's 1914 patent for a flying machine whose "sustaining planes" exhibited a flapping motion which undoubtedly led to Smith's early and violent demise. Each search result is linked to the appropriate entry in the USPTO database, where images of the original patent may be viewed.