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Public domain The text and illustrations of US patents published before March 1, 1989 are in the public domain unless the patent text contains a specific notice that portions are copyrighted.See [1], 37 CFR 1.7(d), 37 CFR 1.84(s)

The original patent contains no such notice, so its contents are in the public domain. Note: This only applies to images published before March 1, 1989. Patents published after that date are most likely copyrighted, unless in the public domain for another reason, such as {{PD-ineligible}}.

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