September 8, 2014
“Build a better mouse trap and the world will beat a path to your door,” goes the saying. Below are images from a half-dozen international patent applications filed in recent years by various inventors who have taken up the challenge. Click the links to access the full patent application in the PATENTSCOPE database.
This is part of an occasional series taking a different look at the role intellectual property plays in everyday life.
1. Portable Electrical Mouse Trap
2. Better Mouse Trap System
3. Magnetic Mouse Trap
4. Mouse Trap
5. Mouse Trap with Guillotine Killing Mechanism
6. Rat or Mouse Trap