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Friday Factoid – 3.9.19 – Friday Factoid Quiz: Alexander Graham Bell

 

On March 3, 1847, Alexander Graham Bell was born. This Scottish born inventor is credited with creating and patenting the first telephone, and Bell also founded AT&T in 1885. To honor this pioneer in the field of communications technology and business, test your knowledge on these intellectual property-related facts pertaining to telephones and the communications industry:

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Friday Factoid – 2.22.19 – Friday Factoid Quiz: Fairy Tales

February 26th is National Fairy Tale Day!  When an original version of a legendary story is first published, the writer has created what can become a highly valuable work.  Although the copyright in an original published version of a fairy tale is limited to the creator’s words and/or images, others may freely create adaptions of this work after the copyright in the original work has expired.  To celebrate this occasion, test your knowledge of some of the world’s most famous fairy tales:

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Friday Factoid – 2.15.19 – Friday Factoid Quiz: Inventions By Women

Did you know in the early years of our nation’s history a woman could not obtain a patent in her own name because her property was required to be titled under the name of either her father or husband? To celebrate and honor our nation’s efforts to promote equal treatment for women, on February 15th – which is also the birthday of civil rights pioneer, Susan B. Anthony – test your knowledge of the following items invented by women.

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