by Mike Masnick

Filed Under:
calculus, isaac newton, patents

If Patents Had Been Around In The Time Of Newton

from the first-to-file dept

Last month we noted how striking it was when even random web comics were mocking the ridiculousness of the patent system -- pointing to a comic from SMBC. Well, he's back with yet another, even more direct, mocking of the patent system. Behold, patents in the time of Sir Isaac Newton.
Of course, I think he missed out on another joke (and was disappointed it wasn't in the after comment) concerning how the Newton-Leibniz controversy would have played out in a first to file system vs. a first to invent patent system. Then again, perhaps only true patent system geeks would get that one.

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    Anonymous Coward, 12 Oct 2012 @ 7:59pm


    Wow, you are indeed a certified asshole. SMBC is one of the best comics and communities in the world, and have contributed far more to society then a nobody loser like you.

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