Nice Patent... For Me to Poop On!
from the good-patent-office,-good--boy dept
theodp writes "What's that, Lassie? Timmy's in the Patent Office? On Tuesday, the USPTO issued U.S. patent no. 7,090,268 for a Dog waste catcher and holder, i.e., catching dog poop with a grocery bag on a stick (patent image)." It gets really fun when the patent tries to explain how it's different from prior art.