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    Default Sporting a combover violates not only taste but patent law

    Method of concealing partial baldness - Google Patent Search Patent issued in 1977.

    Method of concealing partial baldness

    Frank J. Smith et al

    A method of styling hair to cover partial baldness using only the hair on a person's head. The hair styling requires dividing a person's hair into three sections and carefully folding one section over another.
    Inventors: Frank J. Smith, Donald J. Smith
    U.S. Classification
    132/53
    International Classification
    A41G 300
    View patent at USPTO
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    Patent NumberTitleIssue date3317921HAIR SPRAY SHIELDMay 19673464424METHOD FOR RETAINING HAIRSep 19693811453METHOD AND MEANS FOR ATTACHING A HAIRMay 1974


    Claims

    What is claimed is:1. A method for styling hair to cover bald areas using only the individual's own hair, comprising separating the hair on the head into several substantially equal sections, taking the hair on one section and placing it over the bald area, then taking the hair on another section and placing it over the first section, and finally taking the hair on the remaining sections and placing it over the other sections whereby the bald area will be completely covered.
    2. A method as in claim 1 wherein the hair on a person's head is folded over the bald area beginning with the hair from the back of the head, and then from first one side and then the other.
    3. A method as in claim 2 wherein after the hair from the back of the head is folded over the bald area, an object is placed over the hair and hair from a first of the sides is brushed over the object, and after the hair from said first side is folded into place the object is placed over the hair and the hair from the second side is folded over the object.
    4. A method as in claim 3, wherein said object is a person's hand the hair spray is applied after the hair from said first side is folded into place and again after said second side being folded into place.
    5. A method as in claim 3 wherein the hair from said first side and said second side is given a final styling.


    Diagram: Method of concealing partial baldness - Google Patent Search

    (yeah, okay, the patent has expired, but wow!)
    As Canadian as possible under the circumstances

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    I'm guessing the two inventors sported combovers as well.
    Rock the fuck on!

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    I'm wondering if they made any money by suing bald guys!
    As Canadian as possible under the circumstances

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    ^^I can send them a few names.

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