Interesting Computer Architecture Patents

(quite incomplete - I intend to add as I come across)

US 2,636,672 (filed 1949, awarded 1953)) Hamilton, Seeber, Rowley, and Hughes, Selective Sequence Electronic Calculator (IBM SSEC)

US 3,120,606 (filed June 26, 1947, awarded Feb. 4, 1964) Eckert and Mauchly, Electronic Numerical Integrator And Computer (ENIAC)

US 2,950,465 (filed 1954, awarded 1960) Fox, Bartelt, Crawford, and Rochester, Electronic Data Processing Machine (IBM 701) [see also US 2,974,866; US 3,197,624; US 3,213,373]

US 3,200,379 (filed 1961, granted 1965) King and Barton, Digital Computer (Burroughs B5000)

US 3,400,371 (filed 1964, awarded 1968) Amdahl, et al., Data Processing System (IBM S/360)

US 3,315,235 (filed 1964, awarded 1967) Carnevale, et al., Data Processing System (IBM S/360 Model 30)

US 3,319,226 (filed 1962, granted 1967) Mott, et al., Data Processor Module (Burroughs D825, thanks to David Burns for id)

US 3,401,376 (filed 1965, granted 1968) Barnes, et al., Central Processor (Burroughs 8500, thanks to David Burns for id)

US 4,766,566 (filed 1986, awarded 1988) Chuang, superscalar RISC (IBM Cheetah)
US 4,992,938 (filed 1990, awarded 1991) Cocke, et al., register renaming (IBM America)
US 5,127,091 (filed 1989, awarded 1992) Boufarah, et al., branch processing unit (IBM RS/6000)

more determination needed:
5,488,729 (1996) - SuperSPARC?
5,640,588 (1997) - SuperSPARC?

4,939,638 (1990) - Stellar GS1000 multithreading

other:
3,699,529 (1972) - token ring


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