Patent #02190475, assigned Feb 13, 1940 to Fred Gretsch Jr., for the Synchromatic Stairstep Bridge
Patent #129478, assigned September 16, 1941 for a new, original, and ornamental Design for a Guitar or Similar Musical Instrument
Patent #02469582, issued May 10 1949, for the design of the Synchromatic “Miracle Neck”
Patent #02460931, issued to William Gretsch February 8, 1949, for an ocarina.
Patent #02531212, issued to Fred Gretsch Jr. November 21, 1950, for a musical comb
Patent #02565253, for the Melita Bridge
Patent #2612072, granted Sept. 30, 1952, for the DeArmond Dynasonic.
Patent #0169120, granted to Paul Bigsby March 31, 1953, for the Bigsby vibrato design.
Patent #0170109, assigned to Paul Bigsby August 4, 1953, for his vibrato system.
Patent #2786382, for the Melita bridge, issued March 26, 1957
Patent #2892371, assigned to Ray Butts, for what would become known as the FilterTron humbucker
Patent number 02918837, assigned to Jimmy Webster for the Space Control bridge on Dec. 29, 1959
Patent #2964985, issued to Jimmy Webster December 20, 1960, for the design of the Project-O-Sonic stereo system.
Patent #194067, issued Nov. 13, 1962, for the design of the Burns vibrato.
Patent number 196,609, assigned to Jimmy Webster for the Electrotone body and back pad Oct 15 1963
Granted Sept. 17, 1963 to Jimmy Webster for T-Zone Tempered Treble
Assigned to Jimmy Webster for the Tone Twister, Oct. 22 1963.
Patent #3162083, issued to Jimmy Webster
Patent #3134288, issued to Jimmy Webster May 26, 1964 for the Gretsch flip-up mute system.
Patent #3353433, assigned to Jimmy Webster for the Floating Sound Unit, also known as the “Tuning Fork Bridge”, Nov. 21 …
Patent #03406603, assigned October, 1968, for the Melita mute system.
Patent #254792, assigned to Clyde E. Edwards, for the design of the Super Axe
Patent #257727, assigned Dec. 30, 1980 to Thomas Kimble for the design of the Committee line.
Patent #0259199, issued May 12, 1981 for the design of the Beast models.
Patent #258449, assigned March, 1981, to Thomas Kimble for the design of the TK300.