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Re: CULT: Patently Confused

From: Gerry Snyder <gcsnyd@loop.com>

Iarejan@aol.com wrote:
> From: Iarejan@aol.com
> In a message dated 8/15/99 7:34:46 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> vincelewonski@yahoo.com writes:
> <<   If you can patent a rose, you should be able to patent
>  an iris, right?  >>
> Vince,
>     GADZOOKS!   I hope not!   Can you imagine the cost of an intro when
> everyone but the hybridizer has to pay a patent fee just to sell it??? 

Can you imagine how few people would buy it in the first place?

Iris have been patented (it seems that I heard it was by Schreiners, no
less), but it was deemed to have been a mistake, and not repeated.


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