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Submission + - USPTO issues patent #8,000,000. (

toybuilder writes: It took nearly 80 years for the first 1 million patents to issue in the U.S.

On Tuesday, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued its eighth-million patent. This most recent 1 million patents took only about 5 years.

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USPTO issues patent #8,000,000.

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