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Patents are just out of hands these days. A single new U-Haul trailer has 7 whole patents on it, I could only see three things I haven't ever seen before.
Companies making patents is one thing, but these patent trolls are ridiculous. It's like those people who buy every domain they can, in hopes that some big company will want to have that name. It's too profitable, and is almost like a crime.
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How does stuff like this even gets as far as news?
The person even considering this should be slapped in the face then and there...
post #23 of 25
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Originally Posted by cravinmild View Post

I want to patent two consecutive coughs after breathing deeply. Blinking more than three times in 30s or farting in elevators

If you do this i will owe you so much in back royalties
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Originally Posted by Assirra View Post

How does stuff like this even gets as far as news?
The person even considering this should be slapped in the face then and there...

Grand ma style!
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post #24 of 25

Filed August 1995 https://www.google.com/patents/US5675811

USB 0.8 was released Dec 1994 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USB#History

So USB was out before they filed their patent. Sorry patent trolls, can't go to Walmart and see something on the shelf and say "I'm patenting that!" rolleyes.gif
post #25 of 25
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Originally Posted by Raven Dizzle View Post

Do they have rounded corners?
or is there a pump on a cpu block,

we in the us really need to strengthen anti patent trolling laws, i am getting so sick of this as news
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