Automotive patents

Happy 75th Anniversary to the Jeep® Patent!

The patent for the Jeep recently turned 75 years old. Issued on April 7, 1942, United States Patent No. 2,278,450 is titled “Military vehicle body,” according to the IP Watchdog. The patent itself describes the versatility we’ve come to know Jeeps for, showing just how visionary it was at the time it was conceived.