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Professor Petra Moser is quoted in an article about Thomas Jennings, the first known African-American patent holder in the US

Excerpt from Smithsonian Magazine -- “'If the legal system was biased against black inventors, they wouldn’t have been able to defend their patents,' she says. The white infringer would have been believed. 'Also, you need capital to defend your patent, and black inventors generally had less access to capital.'"

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