[funsec] Point of No Return? Microsoft Says Recovery from Mal
ware Becoming Impo ssible
andrewwilly at gmail.com
Thu Apr 6 18:15:19 CDT 2006
Blanchard_Michael at emc.com wrote:
> ok, lemme rephrase my question then (are you inferring that the patent office examiners don't read mailing lists?):
> I mention an idea for a new and great widget **in some public forum**
> Later today I realize that my idea is truly unique and I want to spend the money (couple
> thousand USD basically) to get a patent for it. I would be denied that
> patent just because I mentioned the idea publicly? Even though it was
> truely my idea, I would still be denied the patent?
If that were true, imagine the fun we could have.
...Garbage powered, clean running, inexpensive, safe, flying car....
Hoho! I have ruined patent prospects for myself and the future inventor
of this device. I also want to mention an idea I have for living
forever and time travel.
And healthy pizza.
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