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Re: S&G: first multi-chine kayak

2) Prove the patent is invalid in the first place. [cut] is extremely hard because of all the hoops you need to jump through. You end having to prove "Fraud" which means you need to prove the patent holder intended to patent something knowing full well that prior art already existed.

That’s interesting: I would have thought that one just needed to show that valid prior art existed.

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as far as the humour, I guess you're right - except that I'd still react that way in derision . . . especially as any 'scoop' is about the most simplistic of 3d boolean drawing operations one could dream of. One shudders to think of all the patents to 'yet' to be obtained for the infinite number of other boolean or twisting or proportioning simplistic drawing operations. [the shearwater example is a hoot]
And in Bjorn's case, it's almost as if double log boats and their accompanying shapes were skipped over because the 21st century needed to happen first. Heaven forbid dragon boats.
I guess 3d drawing, or built form, or boat history never existed before the applicants 'new' idea.

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