IPO release 2004 Top Patent Owners List
LASER SCIENTIST ILLUMINATES RESEARCH IN LIVING COLOR

Inventor of Intermittent Windshield Wiper Dies

Patent pioneer, WSU professor dies at 77
By Candice Warren | Staff Writer

Martin Vecchio/The South End
Thanks to Robert Kearns' improvements to the windshield wipers, you don't have to crank the wipers anymore.

Robert Kearns, a one-time Wayne State University engineering professor and the inventor of the intermittent windshield wiper, died Wednesday, Feb. 9 of brain cancer at a nursing home in Sykesville, Md. He was 77.


Full story.

Please visit our sponsor Gehrke & Associates, SC to learn more about how to enhance and defend your intellectual property.  Thank you.

Comments