Inustrial property

Xavi Drudis Ferran xdrudis at
Tue Dec 3 23:18:56 UTC 2002

El Tue, Dec 03, 2002 at 09:55:44PM +0100, Alessandro Rubini deia:
> BTW, the _industrial_ patent is for industry. It doesn't make sense
> with services like business models, abstract ideas and computer
> programs.  Yes, the full name of the "patent" is "industrial patent",
> at least in some countries.


And patents = industrial patents are _industrial property_ not
_intellectual property_ . Calling both copyright and patents
intellectual property is a nomenclature trick to expand the extend of
patents beyond what its natural by first polluting language and then

Xavi Drudis Ferran
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