You can now read 5 articles in a month for free on Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

Smithsonian to feature Steve Jobs’s patents

Paul Sakuma/Associated Press/file

Steve Jobs died last year of complications from cancer.

WASHINGTON - The Smithsonian Institution is preparing an exhibit featuring Apple Inc. cofounder Steve Jobs’s more than 300 technology patents on the National Mall with the Patent and Trademark Office.

The exhibit, opening May 11 and entitled “The Patents and Trademarks of Steve Jobs: Art and Technology that Changed the World,’’ will be on view through July 13 at the Smithsonian’s Ripley Center.

Continue reading below

Smithsonian Secretary Wayne Clough said it will feature materials from the patent office and archival material from the Smithsonian’s collections. It will include a 1985 Apple Macintosh computer, mouse, and keyboard; a 2005 NeXT computer; a 2010 Apple iPod; and copies of 312 documents.

Clough said this is the first in a series of exhibits planned with the patent office.

Jobs died last year of complications from pancreatic cancer.

Loading comments...
Want each day's news headlines delivered fresh to your
inbox every morning? Just connect with us
in one of the following ways:
Please enter a valid email will never post anything without asking.
Privacy Policy
Subscriber Log In

You have reached the limit of 5 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of
Marketing image of