Federal Holidays

Date Holiday Name
Nov-10 Veterans Day (observed)
Nov-11 Veterans Day
Nov-23 Thanksgiving Day


Date Holiday Name
Nov-05 Daylight Saving Time ends
Nov-10 Marine Corps Birthday
Nov-27 Cyber Monday

IP Facts

Date Events
November 3, 1620 Great Patent granted to Plymouth Colony
November 4, 1879 Thomas Alva Edison filed a patent on electric lamp (US223898A)
November 4, 1925 C. F. Brannock filed a patent on Foot-measuring instrument
November 5, 1895 1st US patent granted for auto (George B Selden) for gasoline driven car
November 8, 1904 Inventor and manufacturer Harvey Hubbell receives the first U.S. patent for a separable electric attachment plug
November 8, 1910 William H. Frost receives the first U.S. patent for an electrical insect destroyer
November 9, 1942 The first U.S. design patent for typefaces and borders was issued to George Bruce of New York City
November 11, 1930 Patent number US1781541 was awarded to Albert Einstein and Leó Szilárd for their invention, the Einstein refrigerator.
November 14, 1904 King C Gillette patents Gillette razor blade
November 17, 1970 Douglas Engelbart receives the patent for the first computer mouse.
November 19, 1872 E.D. Barbour of Boston is awarded the first U.S. patent for the first ‘calculator’, an adding machine capable of printing totals and subtotals
November 22, 1927 1st snowmobile patent granted to Carl Eliason (Sayner Wisc)
November 23, 1863 Patent granted for a process of making color photographs
November 25, 1715 First English patent granted to an American, for processing corn
November 25, 1867 Alfred Nobel patents dynamite
November 26, 1928 Rohwedder Otto F filed a patent on Machine for slicing an entire loaf of bread at a single operation (US1867377A)
November 26, 1982 Marvin Glass & Associates filed a design patent for apple shape telephone (USD281686S)
November 29, 1910 The first US patent for inventing the traffic lights system is issued to Ernest Sirrine.
November 30, 1880 Thomas A Edison filed a design patent on incandescent electric lamp

IP Conferences

Dates Conference
November 4 – 7 APPA 67th Council Meeting, Auckland, New Zealand
November 27 – 28 IP Service World 2017 , Munich, Germany