Perry E. Metzger
pmetzger at shearson.com
Fri Dec 18 11:24:15 PST 1992
> From: yanek at novavax.nova.edu (Yanek Martinson)
> > "I'm sorry to say that yes, it *IS* illegal to reinvent the wheel and
> > apply it yourself. In the US it is called "Patent Infringement"."
> > Only if you attempt to sell it ...
> No. The patent law prohibits anyone from "making, using, or selling"
> anything covered under the patent. Selling it makes it more likely
> that the patent holder will come after you, as they have a greater
> chance of getting some money from you.
> I am not a lawyer, I am sure someone here can explain all this in
> greater detail, or correct me if I'm wrong.
This is one of the sillier threads I've seen in a while. Is anyone here
arguing seriously that RFI shielding your equipment is a patented technology?
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