Happy LEGO® Patent Day

At January 28, 1958, an express courier walked into the office of patent agency Hofman-Bang & Boutard in Copenhagen, with a piece of paper, on which was drawn the specifications for the LEGO brick – all studs and tubes, and a hand glued mock up of the 2×4 brick. At 1:58 pm apparently – read 11:58 pm Australian Eastern Summer Time – the patent was filed.

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