Dave Miller wrote:
- I wonder how much of government we can get rid of if we keep chipping away
I see this a lot in discussions of government reform: Imagine your
reform happens, and bureaucratic rot sets in. After a hundred years
or so, you will have something very similar to the present system you
are complaining about.
After publishing your idea somewhere, for public critique, you have
a year to file your patent application. After that it becomes a
public prior art.
Am I wrong?
Getting a patent costs money -- maybe not enough to hire good patent
but enough to keep today's garage tinkerers from doing it -- with some
David Nicol 816.235.1187 nicold(_at_)umkc(_dot_)edu