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schmurr  Identity Verified
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For all those who, like myself, have to translate patents, those most boring and most nauseating of all texts, I looked for a patent parody - nothing in all the web! So I wrote one myself. I apologize for the four-letter words: my poor phantasy wrought forth nothing better. http://schmurr.tripod.com/martin/id11.html

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schmurr  Identity Verified
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the link has changed Sep 9, 2009

it's now http://h1.ripway.com/schmurr/priv/patentparody.doc

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Marie-Hélène Hayles  Identity Verified
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Nice one! Sep 9, 2009

Good fun, thanks

Marie-Hélène (who would never, ever cross-section her own furred four-legged long-tailed low-noise low-bulk low-shit low-piss high-**** animals)


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xxxPaul Daubreu
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Real claim possible ;) Sep 9, 2009



(...) four, support columns (56-59), each with five hooks (60-79) at the basis; (...)

With this part of your patent parody, you have at least the basis for a "real" patent claim....


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