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What Minnesota companies are patenting: doggie tape dispensers, website-crash preventers, side-by-sides (Slideshow)

Katharine Grayson
American City Business Journals
What Minnesota companies are patenting: doggie tape dispensers, website-crash preventers, side-by-sides (Slideshow)

Minnesota's manufacturers, retailers, technology companies, medical-device giants and solo investors routinely seek to patent their ideas and products. In the start of an occasional series, the Business Journal selected some of those inventions for this slideshow. The images are pulled from select patent applications or awards made by Minnesota companies since March.