10 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Patents

Do you think that you know a lot about patents? Test your knowledge here! 

Here are just a few facts that you may not have known: 

  1. "The musical fly swatter was patented in the US in 1994. It played one tune when turned on and another when it hit something." (Patent illustration below.)
  2. "Thomas Edison accumulated 2,332 patents worldwide for his inventions."

The linked article has a total of 10 facts; read on to learn more!

"Musical Fly Swatter" from Google Patents.

"Musical Fly Swatter" from Google Patents.