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Old 21 April 2006, 12:08   #121
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Several things before I realised that having the money to patent is one thing - having the moeny to fight them is quite different.

One in particular was a new kind of games controller - we did quite well with it but just couldn't get the backing we needed despite healthy orders.

The area manager for Midland bank - now HSBC - told me that computer games "are a passing fad" and would never catch on!!! That was in 1991.

Was still in Uni then.

Was quite a job getting injection moulds made etc etc - would have been much easier now with info off the net.

Others I will remain quiet about because I may still have use for them.

On another note patenting is not always a good idea because your idea immediately become public for anyone to copy.
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Old 21 April 2006, 12:08   #122
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and that is what i have done....:
i doo ope dat dis duzunt giv yew sum sleapliss nites butt dem ospriys woz splasht fromm a flecher

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As usual Garfish you sum it up perfectly!!!
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me to, hows the hand/finger
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Old 21 April 2006, 12:42   #126
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i doo ope dat dis duzunt giv yew sum sleapliss nites butt dem ospriys woz splasht fromm a flecher

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Damn and I have been sleeping quite well recently as well........
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me to, hows the hand/finger

If you mean me the stiches are out now - healing nicely - was very lucky - could have lost my fingers and being right handed it made life VERY difficult.
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If you mean me the stiches are out now - healing nicely - was very lucky - could have lost my fingers and being right handed it made life VERY difficult.



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If you mean me the stiches are out now - healing nicely - was very lucky - could have lost my fingers and being right handed it made life VERY difficult.
Must have killed your sex life!!
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Just to get some context - if Leeway had asked permission to use the Phantom hull, how much would it have cost/would he have been given the go ahead?
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