The development of new inventions is promoted by the granting of patent rights, which restrict the right of anyone bu...

on July 26, 2022

How is D wrong?

Makes no sense

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Emil on July 27, 2022

Hi Tyler,

Lets imagine that patents can cover products that are similar to another invention. Say, I invent a new invention, an internal combustion engine. This engine is very similar to an existing product, the steam engine, They are both engines, they both use fuel to turn a piston, and they both move things from point A to point B. Since these are, by all accounts, similar products, is the internal combustion engine not worthy of a patent?

We have no idea what it means for an invention to be similar to another product. Two things can be similar, but different in critical ways.