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Seven deadly sins of the inventor

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1. The invention is more complex than the problem merits.


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2. The invention is not kept secret until the date of filing.


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3. The invention isn't new.


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4. The inventor hasn't fully considered the problem.


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5. No-one wants it.


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6. An invention is safer if it's kept secret.


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7. The inventor has an unrealistic idea of the value of his invention.


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