View Single Post
 
Old 03-25-2010, 08:03 PM
EgmQC EgmQC is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 178
Quote:
Originally Posted by witsend View Post
Guys, for the record I have had a long session with someone who has had personal experience of patents and knows just about everything that can be known. It seems that once something is in the public domain - regardless or how briefly it is referenced then that CANNOT EVER BE PATENTED. ALSO the potential to patent even the resistors is not an option. In effect, there is ABSOLUTELY NO POSSIBLE BASIS OF A PATENT ON ANY SWITCHING CIRCUITRY FOR APPLICATIONS ON THIS TECHNOLOGY.

This is very good news indeed.
I'm maybe wrong but what you said don't seem to apply to you. If you release a invention in the public domain BEFORE applying for a patent, what you said is true, its public so can not be patented but in your case you applied for a patent before going public no ?

Best Regards,
EgmQC
__________________