Edison's U.S. Patents, 991,433-1,908,830

This list contains the patents Edison received after January 1911. It is arranged in chronological order by issue date, the time at which the patent, having passed inspection and any legal challenges, was awarded. The execution date 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 number in the first column indicates the order of the patents' execution.

90,646-242,901 248,416-288,318 293,432-431,018 434,585-610,706 622,843-976,792 991,433-1,908,830
1868-June 1881 July 1881-Dec. 1883 Jan. 1884-June 1890 July 1890-Dec. 1898 1899-1910 1911-1931

No. ExecutedApplied IssuedPatentNo.Title
916.06/11/0706/14/0705/02/11991,433Bucket Conveyer
935.06/08/0806/11/0805/23/11993,294Device for Feeding Pulverulent Material
940.10/10/0810/14/0806/27/11996,070Rotary Kiln
926.03/13/0803/18/0807/04/11996,625Phonograph-Reproducer
927.03/13/0803/20/0808/08/11999,762Storage Battery and Process of Treating the Same
946.01/27/0902/06/0909/05/111,002,504Crushing and Separating Fine Materials
978.01/25/1101/27/1109/05/111,002,505Composition for Sound-Records and Other Objects
875.09/14/0509/15/0512/19/111,012,250Recording-Telephone
964.05/19/1005/24/1012/26/111,012,828Storage Battery
931.03/13/0803/23/0801/09/121,013,869Bearing
819.12/18/0201/13/0301/16/121,014,818Giant Rolls
993.06/16/1106/21/1102/06/121,016,874Means and Method for Preventing Depletion of Electrolyte
995.07/24/1107/28/1102/06/121,016,875Electroplating Apparatus
936.06/08/0806/11/0803/05/121,019,440Phonograph-Reproducer
960.04/14/1004/20/1003/05/121,019,441Sound-Recording Apparatus
944.12/21/0812/29/0803/19/121,020,485Phonograph-Reproducer
901.12/28/0601/03/0704/30/121,024,839Phonographic Recording-Stylus
979.01/25/1101/27/1107/30/121,034,002Storage Battery
980.01/25/1101/27/1107/30/121,034,003Battery-Cell Container
956.11/01/0911/03/0908/20/121,036,470Phonographic Apparatus
966.05/31/1006/06/1008/20/121,036,471Storage Battery
1012.   07/11/1207/13/1208/27/1242,934Design for a Cabinet
919.11/19/0711/22/0710/22/121,041,756Conveyer
961.05/02/1005/12/1010/22/121,041,983Phonograph-Stylus
937.06/08/0806/11/0812/03/121,046,159Phonograph-Reproducer
965.05/31/1006/02/1012/03/121,046,414Phonograph Determining Device
950.08/07/0908/12/0901/14/131,050,355Phonograph
970.06/30/1007/01/1001/14/131,050,436Apparatus for Producing Rubber Strips
989.05/01/1105/09/1101/14/131,050,629Art of Separating Copper from Other Metals
990.05/12/1105/18/1101/14/131,050,630Art of Separating Copper from Other Metals
952.10/26/0910/28/0902/11/131,052,656Phonograph-Reproducer
996.11/28/1112/01/1103/11/131,055,524Dumping Mechanism
991.05/16/1105/18/1103/11/131,055,621Reproducer
957.12/04/0912/08/0903/18/131,056,517Means for Reproducing Sound
889.05/07/0605/08/0604/22/131,059,661Manufacture of Portland Cement
887.01/24/0601/27/0606/24/131,065,597Cement-Burning Kiln
1000.12/30/1101/11/1209/16/131,073,107Storage Battery
910.02/25/0703/16/0711/11/131,078,264Phonographic Recording or Reproducing Apparatus
941.10/10/0810/14/0811/11/131,078,265Process of Making Phonograph-Records
984.04/03/1104/05/1111/11/131,078,266Sound-Box
971.06/30/1007/01/1001/06/141,083,353Production of Perforated Strips
981.01/25/1101/27/1101/06/141,083,354Insulating Compound
986.04/07/1104/08/1101/06/141,083,355Art of Forming Chemical Compounds
987.04/07/1104/08/1101/06/141,083,356Storage Battery
973.10/04/1010/07/1006/09/141,099,241Rectifier
953.10/26/0910/28/0906/09/141,099,346Phonograph-Reproducer
954.10/26/0910/28/0906/09/141,099,347Phonograph-Reproducer
955.10/28/0910/29/0906/09/141,099,348Phonograph-Reproducer
1001.01/02/1201/06/1206/09/141,099,349Method of Making Sound-Record Molds
920.11/25/0711/29/0709/11/141,106,444Fuel-Feeding Apparatus
977.12/07/1012/09/1009/15/141,110,382Sound-Modifier
959.03/19/1003/23/1009/15/141,110,428Process of Forming Phonograph-Styli
1003.01/19/1201/20/1209/29/141,111,999Phonograph-Record
969.06/13/1006/17/1010/27/141,115,463Electrode Element
992.06/08/1106/10/1111/24/141,118,114Method of Making Molds for Sound-Records
975.11/09/1011/14/1012/01/141,119,141Sound-Reproducer
985.04/03/1104/05/1112/01/141,119,142Sound-Record
945.12/22/0812/29/0801/05/151,123,261Mold for Concrete Construction
968.06/07/1006/09/1001/26/151,126,428Sound-Recording Apparatus
994.06/20/1106/22/1103/02/151,130,156Machine for Shaving Sound Records or Blanks
1022.06/13/1306/16/1305/04/151,138,360Method of Presenting the Illusion of Scenes in Colors
974.10/17/1010/20/1006/08/151,142,507Sound-Recording Apparatus
1002.01/12/1201/17/1206/22/151,143,818Charging Storage Batteries
998.12/19/1112/20/1107/13/151,146,413Method of Producing Tablets for Sound-Records
1026.08/26/1408/27/1407/13/151,146,414Method of Making Phonograph-Records
943.11/21/0811/25/0808/03/151,148,832Means for Utilizing the Waste Heat in Kilns
876.09/28/0509/29/0509/07/151,152,613Method of Burning Portland-Cement Clinker
958.01/26/1001/27/1009/07/151,152,614Phonographic Recording Apparatus
1009.06/10/1206/13/1209/07/151,152,615Alternating-Current-Rectifying System
1010.06/10/1206/13/1209/07/151,152,616Contact for Electrical Apparatus
948.03/02/0903/03/0911/02/151,158,659Phonograph-Record
949.03/02/0903/03/0911/02/151,158,660Phonograph-Record
1015.09/12/1209/16/1211/02/151,158,661Phonograph or Talking-Machine
914.05/28/0705/31/0712/07/151,163,329Filament for Incandescent Electric Lamps
988.04/07/1104/08/1101/11/161,167,484Production of Nickel Hydroxid
1005.04/23/1204/30/1201/11/161,167,485Storage Battery
972.07/02/1007/07/1001/11/161,167,637Method of Utilizing Waste Heat in Kilns
1007.05/21/1205/23/1201/11/161,167,638Means for Concentrating Ores
967.05/31/1006/06/1004/04/161,178,062Moving-Picture Apparatus
1008.05/31/1206/07/1204/04/161,178,063Receptacle-Filling Machine
924.02/04/0802/08/0805/16/161,182,897Apparatus for Recording and Reproducing Motion and Sounds
976.12/05/1012/07/1005/23/161,184,332Phonograph or Talking-Machine
982.02/15/1102/17/1105/23/161,184,333Phonograph or Talking-Machine
1014.08/09/1208/12/1205/23/161,184,334Phonograph or Talking-Machine
1004.02/15/1202/16/1207/04/161,190,133Means for Recording Sounds
1006.05/20/1205/23/1207/25/161,192,400Electrical System for Automobiles
1017.10/25/1210/26/1209/12/161,197,723Coating Apparatus
1027.08/27/1408/31/1409/19/161,198,426Production of Electrode Elements
1018.10/25/1210/26/1210/17/161,201,448Coating Apparatus
1024.04/21/1404/25/1410/17/161,201,449Sound-Modifying Device
983.03/22/1103/24/1111/14/161,204,420Sound-Box
962.05/13/1005/24/1012/05/161,207,382Primary Battery
1020.01/29/1301/30/1312/05/161,207,383Sound-Record Tablet
938.08/10/0808/13/0803/13/171,219,272Process of Constructing Concrete Buildings
997.12/12/1112/30/1104/10/171,221,981Alternating-Current Rectifier
1016.09/12/1209/16/1207/24/171,234,450Celluloid Record-Blank
1019.10/25/1210/26/1207/24/171,234,451Mold or Transfer Plate
1040.06/01/1706/07/1712/04/171,248,468Celluloid Record-Blank
1013.07/27/1207/31/1202/05/181,255,517Starting and Current-Supplying System for Automobiles
1011.06/19/1206/24/1205/21/181,266,778Process of Making Screens for Projection
1029.10/13/1410/16/1405/21/181,266,779Electric Safety-Lantern
1039.01/16/1701/20/1705/21/181,266,780Storage Battery
999.12/20/1112/22/1108/13/181,275,232Production of Finely-Divided Metals
1037.09/21/1610/02/1611/05/181,283,706Para-phenylene-di-amin Substance and Process Relating Thereto
1021.02/28/1303/06/1312/03/181,286,259Means for Recording Sounds
1023.11/21/1312/02/1301/07/191,290,138Friction Speed-Governor
1041.06/26/1706/29/1701/21/191,292,277Swaging-Machine
1032.01/11/1601/24/1603/11/191,297,294Projectile
1025.08/06/1408/10/1404/08/191,299,693Storage Battery
1035.02/05/1602/12/1604/15/191,300,708Projectile
1034.02/04/1602/12/1604/15/191,300,709Projectile
1036.03/04/1603/06/1608/05/191,311,955Tube Filling and Tamping Machine
1033.01/12/1601/17/1611/25/191,323,218Method and Means for Improving the Rendition of Musical Compositions
1028.10/09/1410/13/1412/30/191,326,330Mold for Sound-Records
1038.01/16/1701/18/1712/30/191,326,854Apparatus for the Production of Concrete Structures
1030.08/21/1508/26/1506/01/201,342,326Composition of Matter for Sound-Records or the Like and Process of Making the Same
1047.06/18/1906/21/1911/23/201,359,972Electroplating
1031.12/08/1512/13/1501/04/211,364,358Battery-Tray
1053.09/24/1909/29/1901/04/211,364,359Protecting-Varnish for Electrodes of Electrolytic Cells
1048.06/24/1907/03/1902/22/211,369,271Cleaning of Metallic Surfaces
1050.08/01/1908/05/1902/22/211,369,272Process of Molding
1046.06/12/1906/17/1903/15/211,371,414Nickel-Plating
1043.01/14/1901/18/1905/10/211,377,192Production of Molded Articles
1044.01/15/1901/23/1905/10/211,377,193Production of Molded Articles
1059.06/14/2006/16/2005/10/211,377,194Storage Battery
1052.09/13/1909/16/1905/24/211,379,088Storage Battery
1054.09/30/1910/04/1905/24/211,379,089Production of Thin Metallic Sheets or Foils
1055.11/03/1911/06/1908/02/211,386,095Electrode Element for Galvanic Batteries and Method of Producing ame
1051.08/28/1909/05/1901/10/221,402,751Storage-Battery Electrode and the Production of Same
1056.11/28/1912/02/1903/21/221,410,391Protective Coating for Steel and Iron
1045.04/24/1904/30/1904/04/221,411,425Production of Molded Articles
1049.06/25/1907/03/1905/23/221,417,463Mold
1060.07/08/2007/16/2005/23/221,417,464Production of Thin Metal Sheets or Foils
1042.10/23/1810/26/1808/08/221,425,183Transmitter
1061.08/23/2008/26/2008/08/221,425,184Production of Thin Metal Sheets or Foils
1057.12/09/1912/11/1908/08/221,425,458Stylus Mounting
1058.12/09/1912/11/1905/29/231,456,687Stylus Mounting
1063.09/26/2109/28/2104/01/241,488,480Regeneration of Alkaline Storage-Battery Elements
1065.04/25/2204/26/2204/01/241,488,481Regeneration of Storage-Battery Elements
1062.12/31/2001/05/2104/08/241,489,240Voltaic Battery and the Production of Electrode Elements Therefor
1064.02/08/2202/11/2204/29/241,492,023Sound Record
1067.02/05/2302/08/2305/27/241,495,580Method of Producing Chlorinated Rubber
1075.10/15/2410/17/2412/16/2466,227Design for a Grille for Phonograph Cabinets
1076.10/15/2410/17/2412/16/2466,228Design for a Grille for Phonograph Cabinets
1074.02/25/2403/12/2402/17/251,526,326Storage Battery
1069.05/23/2305/25/2307/21/251,546,573Production of Disk Phonograph Records
1070.05/23/2305/25/2311/03/251,559,562Storage Battery
1077.10/15/2410/17/2412/22/2569,068Design for a Phonograph Cabinet
1078.10/15/2410/17/2403/16/2669,688Design for a Phonograph Cabinet
1079.10/15/2410/17/2403/16/2669,689Design for a Phonograph Cabinet
1072.11/12/2311/14/2305/11/261,583,783Centrifugal Speed Governor
1073.02/20/2402/26/2409/07/261,599,121Production of Depolarizing Agent for Voltaic Battery
1071.06/28/2307/06/2309/21/261,600,722Mounting for Diamonds and the Like
1080.01/29/2501/31/2510/11/271,644,670Cabinet
1083.07/17/2507/24/2511/15/271,649,579Storage-Battery Electrode Element and Production Thereof
1068.05/11/2305/14/2311/29/271,651,196Storage Battery
1066.06/23/2206/28/2207/24/281,678,246Production of Alkali-Metal Compounds from Silicates Containing Them
1088.10/01/2610/05/2611/06/281,690,159Method of Producing Sound-Record Tablets
1081.02/02/2502/13/2502/19/291,702,935Receiving Apparatus for Radio and Telephone Circuits
1086.02/01/2602/13/2604/09/291,708,692Phonograph
1085.02/01/2602/10/2604/30/291,711,265Phonograph Reproducer
1089.10/11/2710/12/2708/06/291,723,609Apparatus for Producing Storage-Battery Electrode Elements
1090.11/25/2711/30/2712/17/291,740,079Extraction of Rubber from Plants
1082.04/28/2504/30/2501/21/301,744,533Mounting for Diaphragms of Sound Boxes
1084.01/25/2601/29/2601/21/301,744,534Production of Molded Articles
1092.12/13/2812/15/2811/03/311,829,856Dynamo-Electric Machine
1087.08/13/2608/14/2612/15/311,836,066Electroplating Apparatus
1091.10/04/2810/06/2806/14/321,862,740Production of Molded Articles
1093.01/06/3101/09/3105/16/331,908,830Holder for Article to be Electroplated

90,646-242,901
1868-June 1881
248,416-288,318
July 1881-Dec. 1883
293,432-431,018
Jan. 1884-June 1890
434,585-610,706
July 1890-Dec. 1898
622,843-976,792
1899-1910
991,433-1,908,830
1911-1931
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