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SubjectRe: Tux 2 patents
"Jeff V. Merkey" wrote:
> And you only get the year of protection **IF** you have filed a
> provisional patent application, which expires 12 months after it's
> issued. You must then file a non-provisional patent application before
> the year runs out, or you cannot patent the techniques.

IOW, there is *no chance* to get a white-hat patent on anything I've
described on these lists recently. That doesn't bother me a lot since
there is still a lot I haven't described. What should I do, put it all
in the totally-public domain and let evildoers have it too, or should I
do interim patent applications from now on?

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