Motion Picture Patents
The following list contains the 9 patents Edison received concerning motion pictures. It is arranged in chronological order by execution date, which is the date on which Edison signed the application and the date in the patenting process that comes closest to the time of actual inventive activity. The application date is the date on which the Patent Office received and recorded the application; the issue date, the time at which the patent, having passed inspection and any legal challenges, was awarded.
|707.||07/31/91||08/24/91||03/14/93||493,426||Apparatus for Exhibiting Photographs of Moving Objects|
|822.||01/30/03||03/05/03||10/18/04||772,647||Photographic Film for Moving-Picture Machines|
|924.||02/04/08||02/08/08||05/16/16||1,182,897||Apparatus for Recording and Reproducing Motion and Sounds|
|942.||11/16/08||11/19/08||07/12/10||964,097||Device for Viewing Moving Pictures|
|1011.||06/19/12||06/24/12||05/21/18||1,266,778||Process of Making Screens for Projection|
|1022.||06/13/13||06/16/13||05/04/15||1,138,360||Method of Presenting the Illusion of Scenes in Colors|