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 Posted: Tue Nov 26th, 2013 02:01 pm
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..... to receive a patent. That was Patent #6469 granted on 22 May 1849, while he was serving his one term in the Congress. The patent was for: " A device for bouying vessels over shoals." The device was never manufactured.

Thomas Jefferson was one of the greatest inventors of his day, but he never applied for any patents.

Here is a question for all the trivia buffs. Which president was the only one to receive a trademark? The surprising answer is here:

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