The Patent and Trademark Office had better watch out. There’s a new patent search engine in town.

In December, Mountain View, Calif.-based Google Inc. debuted its newest search tool, Google Patent. The new engine unleashed a frenzy of patent searches across the Internet, as Internet surfers looked up everything from sex toys to bongs. Bloggers unearthed celebrity inventions like rocker Eddie Van Halen’s patent on a guitar support and actress Jamie Lee Curtis’s creation of a diaper with a side pocket for wipes.

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