[permaculture] Exploding the myth of patents and copyright

John D'hondt dhondt at eircom.net
Thu Mar 8 16:51:42 EST 2012

Except when your name is Monsanto? I'm sure there are many other super rich 
who manage just fine.

> --- 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.
> Dieter
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