Wednesday, 20 February 2013

Patent law - Telegraph article

(PhD Studentship available at AUB http://www.modip.ac.uk/resources/PhD-Studentship)

On 17th February The Telegraph published an interesting article about the inventor Trevor Baylis and the intricacies of patent law.

MoDiP has a Trevor Baylis wind up radio in the collection and it is always a popular piece with our visitors.

http://www.modip.ac.uk/artefact/aibdc-000415

It does seem such a shame that such a brilliant man can lose so much control of his inventions and patents leaving him in a position where he has to make the decision whether to remortgage or sell the house that he built in order to be able to afford to live.

Find out more about Trevor Baylis and his inventions on his website - http://www.trevorbaylisbrands.com/tbb/aboutus/trevorbaylis/trevor.asp

Louise Dennis (Assistant Curator)

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