Perhaps realizing how much money Charlie Sheen’s endorsements are worth these days, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office recently decided to trumpet the fact that Mr. Sheen is also the proud recipient of U.S. patent #6,283,658:
Charlie Sheen’s patent for a “Chapstick Dispensing Apparatus.” Patent No. 6,283,658 was granted on September 4, 2001 to inventors Carlos Irwin Estevez and Rodger D. Thomason and assigned to Masheen Inc. in Los Angeles.
You can smack your own lips over all 14 pages here. Hat tip to Scott Walshon, friend and patent examiner, for pointing me to the link.