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Re: Tattoo

halinar@open.org wrote:

> A patent holder at best can only keep LARGE commerical growers from
> openly selling propagated stock.  If I am a patent holder I can check
> various catalogs and see if someone is selling my patented plant, but
> it is a constant vigilance.  I'm not sure too many hostas are worth
> the effort.

Strange as it may seem, there are many growers who honor a patent simply
because it is the right thing to do.  Also, many who don't.


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