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By Dave Winer on Friday, July 13, 2012 at 11:31 AM.
I wrote about this a long time ago but there was little if any uptake.  permalink
Let's try again.  permalink
Suppose someone invents something but doesn't want a patent, but wants to prevent anyone else from getting a patent. permalink
More than ever, we need a pro bono legal function that's funded as a charity that patents these items, makes a public record of who the inventor is, for kudos purposes only, and thereby prevents a huge company from patenting it. permalink
I understand that a new patent "reform" will become law soon that changes things from first-to-invent to first-to-patent. So there's some urgency to putting this system in place. permalink
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