[permaculture] Exploding the myth of patents and copyright
diebrand at yahoo.com
Thu Mar 8 03:45:22 EST 2012
--- On Wed, 3/7/12, dwoodard at becon.org <dwoodard at becon.org> wrote:
> ...lawyers have been allowed to make it as difficult
> as possible to understand how an invention works
According to the clarity requirement, an invention needs to be described clearly and without ambiguity so that a person skilled in the art can carry it out.
> ... i.e. disclosure in the public interest
> is no longer a function of the system
You can only get a patent for what is disclosed, not for what is not disclosed.
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