shooting yourself in the foot....

Tracy Aquilla aquilla at
Tue Apr 30 09:12:58 EST 1996

In Article <960426075942_522401187 at>, WSchick at wrote:
>In a message dated 96-04-25 12:42:57 EDT, alexanderw at (Bill
>Alexander) writes:
>> Don't worry yet because they hardly have enough
>>time to search the Literature now.
>Yes, but the future competitors could, and would use this as public
>disclosure to invalidate any patent granted by the commissioners.

Perhaps I misunderstand your remarks here. Full disclosure is a strict
requirement necessary for a patent to be issued! All of the information
contained in a patent is available to the public.

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