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The Cutting Edge: Bird Feeder Patents

7 monthes ago   |   By 10,000 Birds

Bird feeding is serious business. The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service estimates that Americans spend nearly $1 billion annually on bird houses, feeders, nest boxes, and baths. As a result, there are numerous books about the history and practice of feeding wild birds.
Sizable markets attract competition and many companies have turned to a proven way to distinguish their products: innovation. Much of that ingenuity has been directed to a single problem: squirrels. This has resulted in a number of U.S. patents. Yes, there are patents for bird feeders.
But what could possibly be patentable as to...
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