1. Money

Your suggestion is on its way!

An email with a link to:


was emailed to:

Thanks for sharing About.com with others!

Most Emailed Articles

How To Fill Out Form W-4

Original Computer Mouse Patent

Related History
The History of the Computer Mouse and the Prototype for Windows - Douglas Engelbart
By Mary Bellis

In 1964, the first prototype computer mouse was made to use with a graphical user interface. Douglas Engelbart's computer mouse received patent # 3,541,541 on November 17, 1970 for a "X-Y Position Indicator For A Display System"

computer mouse - original patent

Continue with >>> The History of the Computer Mouse.

Subscribe to the Newsletter

©2015 About.com. All rights reserved.