Springfield, Ohio: Statue of the Wright Brothers Lawyer

The Wright Brothers might have been cheated out of their fame if it were not for their stubborn patent lawyer. Let's hear it for more Intellectual Property Tourism!
14 East Main St., Springfield, OH
South of US Hwy 40, between Fountain Ave and Primrose Alley, across the street from the Bushnell Building.
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Lawyer statue.

Statue of the Wright Brothers' Lawyer

Still poised to strike with his fountain pen.

[The Void, 12/12/2017]

It was mightier than the sword when it came to smiting patent infringements.

Wright Bros. Patent Lawyer.

Wright Bros. Patent Lawyer

Is he holding a cigar or a fountain pen? Look closely. Right across the street is a neat-o 50's soda fountain.

[upde, 07/19/2010]
Wright Brothers Patent Lawyer Gets A Statue

2003 marked the 100th anniversary of the first flight by the Wright brothers. But how many airplane buffs knew that 2006 marked the 100th anniversary of the Wright brothers' flying machine patent?

... [10/15/2006] Complete News Story

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