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Patent 10,000,000 is here!

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued a press release today announcing U.S. Patent No. 10,000,000, issued to the Raytheon Company for a new type of coherent Ladar invented by Joseph Marron.  This will be the first patent to get a brand new cover design.  If you are curious about patents and inventors of the past, the USPTO has a great web resource here.