The patented inventions and trademarks of Steve Jobs while he was with Apple, the company he co-founded at the age of 21 with his friend and fellow computer enthusiast Steve Wozniak, are on exhibit at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
This free exhibit is named “The Patents and Trademarks of Steve Jobs: Art and Technology that Changed the World” and is located at the USPTO’s campus in Alexandria, Virginia.
Like Thomas Edison who had his name on all the patents that came out of his laboratory, Steve Jobs has his name on over 300 patents which are assigned to Apple, many of which are displayed in the atrium of the United States patent and trademark office.
If you wish to quickly view all the drawings of all the inventions of Steve Jobs, the New York Times published an article online which posted all 323 patent drawings of Steve Jobs.
The Jobs exhibit, which runs through January 15, 2012, is free and open to the public, at the National Inventors Hall of Fame and Museum. Also displayed are many of the iconic and recognizable trademarks that give Apple some of the best brand recognition in the world.
“This exhibit commemorates the far-reaching impact of Steve Jobs’ entrepreneurship and innovation on our daily lives,” said Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO David Kappos. “His patents and trademarks provide a striking example of the importance intellectual property plays in the global marketplace.”
It is said that the Jobs fingerprint is on each of the products and designs exhibited in the display. The exhibit was created and designed by Invent Now, Inc., the non-profit organization dedicated to fostering invention and creativity through its many programs and which runs the National Inventors Hall of Fame and Museum.