Learning English through… Patents

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By Monica Consorti
Pubblicato il 1 Aprile 2024

The concept of protecting inventions has roots that stretch back centuries. Some believe that there were early patent-like systems in ancient Greece. The first documented system emerged in Renaissance Italy in the 1470s, where inventors could gain a temporary monopoly on their creations. Over time, most countries established a system of patent law, and in the US, the first Patent Act was passed in 1790 and it was called “An Act to promote the Progress of Useful Arts”. Since then, some of the most life-changing inventions were issued a patent. Among the most notable we find the combustion engine (1867), […]

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