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The analogy wasn't fine | 158 comments | Create New Account
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The analogy wasn't fine
Authored by: Anonymous on Friday, July 13 2012 @ 05:16 PM EDT

Please provide an example of the "printer doing something" being patented.

Can you really get a patent granted on "printing Harry Potter" or "printing a novel"?

Remember, the discussion is in the context of using a device in such a way as to make that process protected via a patent.

So any example you provide for the analogy must - by the nature of the discussion - be within the context of applying a patent on that printing you did.

To try and claim:

    You can patent software applied to a computer
is equal to
    You can't print Harry Potter because you'd breach Copyright Law
is being deliberately evasive as to the nature of the discussion: Patents! Not to mention trying to deliberately obfuscate and cofuse things.

RAS

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