Ten Nutty Patents: Cat Laser Tag? USPTO Please!

Written by Gina Smith

LOL. I just ran what I hope you will find a bizarre and pretty fascinating slideshow of the wildest and most bizarre active patents — these are patents issued by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The whole story is at Computerworld.com. A great slideshow.

The first slide is here. I’m pretty proud of the deep dive patent hunting we did to find these wickedly funny and downright wrong, in my opinion as a columnist, patents. I mean, a patent for cat laser tag? Yikes. Who will patent Frisbee re my dog?