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Briguy
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posted 05 December 2002 01:26 PM      Profile for Briguy     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Canadian Court Rejects Mouse Patent

Yippee!!!! First step, Harvard, next step, Monsanto!


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ben_al
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posted 05 December 2002 01:28 PM      Profile for ben_al     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
God already holds that patent, sorry Harvard
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Mandos
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posted 05 December 2002 02:14 PM      Profile for Mandos   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Just wait for them to legislate this verdict away...
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verbatim
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posted 05 December 2002 04:37 PM      Profile for verbatim   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I'm with mandos on that one. This will be legislated away quick as a mouse. It was in the Harvard submission: We're out of step with our trading partners. The precautionary principle is fine as long as it doesn't impede free commerce.
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