GPS/Cell phone patent issue

john jptmoore at
Sat Jan 26 11:24:51 CET 2008

Having read that patent I feel compelled to submit my latest idea to
the US patent office.

"A turd on a stick"

We claim:

1. It is a turd

2. It is a stick

<insert evil laugh>

On 25/01/2008, hank williams <hank777 at> wrote:
> Today I blogged about a company that has a patent on what  I would call the
> essence of putting a GPS in a cell phone.
> I provided some details on the patent in my blog, but the essence of the
> story is covered in this excerpt:
> "It appears that, in essence, the patents cover a phone providing current
> location information to a remote database which returns to the phone a
> collection of location centric information. According to the patent
> application, this location centric information could include real estate
> information, such as homes, condominiums, etc, but also parks, restaurant
> menus, services offered, hotels, hotel availability, and on and on."
> This, it appears, is an incredibly broad patent with major implications.
> Hank
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