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Mary Kies Became the First Woman to Receive a U.S. Patent


Woman wearing a hat

Though you cannot patent a new fashion style, you can patent a new kind of material or a new way to manufacture clothes

CREDIT: Genthe, Arnold, photographer. "Woman Wearing White, Green and Pink and a Hat," ca.1906-1942. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. Reproduction Number LC-G41-CT-0226.

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