Abraham Lincoln — Patent Prosecutor?


I was reading the book “Lincoln the Inventor” over the holiday weekend.  One of the interesting tidbits from the book is that in 1848 Abraham Lincoln called on the Patent Office on at least two separate occasions on behalf of two different inventors. [Link] and [Link]. So, that begs the question:  Can we now add “Patent Prosecutor” to President Lincoln’s esteemed list of accomplishments?  A bit of a stretch, perhaps.  But, you can form your own opinion.

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