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  •  I didn't suggest it was sound (1+ / 0-)
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    Actually, my comment earlier says exactly the opposite of that.  However, the commenter to whom I was directly responding had the impression that substantive examination is simply not the duty of the patent office at all.  That is certainly not true.

    Your example is a great one for showing precisely one way that the system gets tripped up.

    "Put your big-girl panties on and deal with it." -- Stolen from homogenius, who in turn stole it from a coffee mug.

    by Mother of Zeus on Sat Oct 13, 2012 at 06:08:15 AM PDT

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