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What are the most valuable computer patents in history?

I once heard informally that Jay Forrester made a lot of money on his patent for coincident core memory. The story went that it was licensed on a per bit basis to IBM who grossly underestimated the ...
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What are the most valuable computer patents in history?

Ironically, the EFF's "patent busting project" (https://www.eff.org/patent-busting) can probably be used as a list of high value computer patents. These are patents that the EFF believes threaten the ...
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Odometer original patent paperwork and drawings

Since you added the patent number I'm updating this answer. The patent US1914424A was invented by Earl C Hendel and granted on September 3, 1932. It would have expired 17 years from that date. Once a ...
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