Categories: USPTO Leaders Date: May 17, 2018 Title: JOSEPH HOLT
JOSEPH HOLT 1857-1859
It is said that the incumbency of the office of Commissioner of Patents by Joseph Holt was a minor incident in a notable career. And it might well be added that the selection of Judge Holt was a chance of party politics, as a number of such selections have been in the history of the Patent Office. The events leading up to his appointment are controversial and steeped in politics.
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