This profile is one of the case studies (2009), Faces of IP, prepared by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for the Sixth Intellectual Property Summit in support of intellectual property protections.
Citations in the UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE:
NEW INSTRUMENT CREATED BY JERZY SAPIEYEVSKI FOR HIS
PERFORMANCES (2004 - 2010): "Explorations like Jerzy’s are the lifeblood of art. If no one is willing to try new ideas, art (like science) stagnates. Without a lot of technology, this kind of experimentation simply couldn’t be done." - James Trefil, scientist, author, educator (GMU) - "Why Science?"
A HISTORICAL NOTE (1985-1989) In the late 1980s Sapieyevski designed and build a prototype of an electronic desk for use in large classroom instructions. This happened before the wide use of the Internet and before the advent of various uses of wireless technologies. While today it would be obsolete, the invention further demonstrates the composer’s visionary creative abilities and versatile skills.