Patents and OpenMoko

Arthur Britto ahbritto at
Fri Feb 8 00:45:09 CET 2008

On Thu, 2008-02-07 at 17:35 -0500, Steven Milburn wrote:
> As a first step, get anything you think is patent worthy documented
> and dated.  In the US, a common practice is to write up your concept
> and mail it to yourself in a sealed envelope.  You don't open the
> envelope until you need to and you do it with a lawyer present.  The
> postmark on the envelope holds up very strongly to prove the date of
> the material.

What prevents you from mailing yourself an unsealed envelope?


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