Which Musicians are also Inventors?
Musicians are famously creative, but some of them are also pushing the boundaries in other areas of innovation.
Which of the musicians below are also inventors, having filed international patent applications via WIPO’s Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)?
Yes! He is listed as an inventor on the 2013 application "Multiple Screens for Immersive Audio/Video Experience".
Yes! He is listed as an inventor on the 2000 application "System and Method for Coordinating Music Display Among Players in an Orchestra".
Yes! He is listed as an inventor on the 1994 application "Plucked String Instruments and a Method of Tuning Such Instruments".
About the PCT
The PCT System helps individual inventors, as well as the world’s largest companies, protect and promote their innovations overseas. By filing one international patent application under the PCT, applicants can simultaneously seek protection for an invention in a very large number of countries.
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In February 2017, WIPO published the 3 millionth international application under its Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT).