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Mook's regret after inventing fire.
The night they invented champagne.
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"Marry me, Virginia. My genes are excellent and, as yet, unpatented."
Sue the Author: 1pm-3pm
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"It's a fabulous deal. Every time he lies I collect a royalty."
'You're not going to like this - just learned you're being sued for corn seed patent infringement.'
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'They never let you forget that your intellectual property belongs to them.'
'Yeah, Org invented the wheel, but I invented the patent.'
'Mine does the exact same thing - but without the tassel.'
Medieval Patent Office
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'Everyone's using your theorem, Pythagoras. I told you you should have patented it.'
Trademarked answer in math class.
'If the next guy who walks in here also has one of these things, lets beat the living daylights out of him.'
'Your problem is in the gene which makes antibodies, but the Biophase Corp. now has a patent on that gene, I can't do anything for you.'
Caveman regrets inventing fire when the patent lawyer shows.
'While the court is sympathetic, I don't think the law recognizes hot air as a trade secret.'
"That's the patent number."
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'I'm sorry, but you can't take the leftovers home. They're all newly-patented items, and cannot leave the premises.'
"Any intellectual property yet, honey?"
'Your honor - I own the patent to the entire guinea pig.' 'And I own the patent to the guinea pig's genes.'
"I invent things to complain about."