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For the blog post of the same name, see Barney's Blog: Patent Pending.Patent pending is a phrase commonly used by Barney.

He has created a lot of inventions, mostly created for the purpose of seducing women into his apartment or getting them to leave it again.

It is unknown whether Barney has actually filed a patent for any of his inventions, or if he just claims to have done so.

In Blitzgiving, Ted also says "copyright pending" for his TurTurkeyKey.

Patents Pending

  • Toilet seat that will not stay down [1]
  • Everyday boutonnière [2]
  • Back Boobs [3]
  • The Pre-Shtup [4]
  • The Broller [5]
  • Bro Bibs [6]
  • Hoe Be Gone sleep system [7]
  • Heavy, Set, Go [8]
  • The Room With A Screw [9]
  • Escape from Bitch Mountain [10]
  • Voice activated smoke detectors [11]
  • Lambor-cuzzi [12]


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