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Local historian in search of U.S. Patents for local inventors.

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David Allen Lambert

David Allen Lambert
NEHGS Online Genealogist

Question: As a local member of the historical society I am searching for our inventors.  Is there an easy way to see who applied for United States Patents by a community?  I am not sure where to write to have a search done.

 

Answer:  These records are actually online from Google.  The text of the U.S. Patents are now every word searchable.  For a place name search  I would suggest for example: Boston, Massachusetts; Boston, Mass. and Boston, Ma.  To search the patents go online to: http://www.google.com/patents?hl=en


Posted by David Lambert at 09/27/2011 04:09:55 PM | 


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