About This Guide
This guide provides information about sources available at the University of Minnesota Law Library and on the Internet about Intellectual Property in general, and about Copyright, Patents and Trademarks.
Patent filed in 1849 by Abraham Lincoln for "Buoying Vessels over Shoals". Complete patent application available from the Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana.
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