Thomas Edison didn't invent the lightbulb.

An English scientist named Sir Joseph Swan actually invented the first lightbulb. But Edison was smart enough to patent his invention and litigate against competing claims to ultimately capitalize on the rewards of bringing electric light to the masses. Obtaining and defending patent rights make all the difference.

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