Linked by fran on Mon 27th Dec 2010 21:32 UTC
Legal "Hopewell Culture & Design reckons it owns the act of double-clicking, and is suing Apple, Nokia, Samsung and just about everyone else for breaching its patent. It's not double-clicking per se that US patent 7,171,625 covers, just the act of clicking twice on an already-selected component to action a request for additional information or greater interactivity."
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by Thom_Holwerda on Mon 27th Dec 2010 21:37 UTC
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Patenting an act?

I'm going to patent the act of moving your hand up and down the penis at an increasingly rapid pace. I'm going to be rich!

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