And The US Patent Goes To … Kevin Spacey

By Y. Peter Kang (May 16, 2016, 6:09 PM EDT) -- Two-time Academy Award-winning actor Kevin Spacey can now add a new accomplishment to his list of lifetime achievements: patented inventor.

The star of Netflix's popular "House of Cards" political drama and his producing partner Dana Brunetti revealed on Friday that they were awarded U.S. Patent Number 9,306,887 B1 for "Systems and methods for implementing email delivery."

  A photo posted by Dana Brunetti (@danabrunetti) on May 13, 2016 at 11:43am PDT

The co-inventors said the email filtering patent, issued in April, was inspired by instances when Spacey would be CC'd rather than BCC'd in an email chain, which resulted in all...

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