shooting yourself in the foot....

Tracy Aquilla aquilla at salus.med.uvm.edu
Tue Apr 30 09:12:58 EST 1996


In Article <960426075942_522401187 at emout16.mail.aol.com>, WSchick at aol.com wrote:
>In a message dated 96-04-25 12:42:57 EDT, alexanderw at cber.cber.fda.gov (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.
Tracy



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