African American Patent Holders Database

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Over five hundred African American inventors are listed with the number of inventions each has patented, a description of each invention, the patent number, date and year of each patent. This listing is presented in a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet and may be sorted by each of the criteria listed above except by date.


African American Patent Holders Database. In celebration of United Black World Month and Black History Month 2006.


African-American inventors, Black patent holders