James Bottomley wrote:
> Actually, a patent does do exactly this. A patent gives you a "negative"
> right to exclude anyone from using your patented method or process. If you
> choose never to licence your patent (as is your right to do so) you block
> everyone else from making use of it.
Hmm, I didn't know that. I must have misunderstood something, I'm sorry
> In general, about the only restrictions on patents and their licensing
> arrangements in the US are the antitrust laws. See:
> for a good guide from the horse's mouth.
Uh, that's quite a lot of lawyer language, something like this is
already difficult to understand in the native language. Could you point
me to the relevant section, I misunderstood? I couldn't find it.
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