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Re: defensive publishing for medical ideas?

From: Barry Margolin
Subject: Re: defensive publishing for medical ideas?
Date: Mon, 10 May 2004 05:36:29 -0400
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In article <>, (Joern Rennecke) wrote:

> I've got an idea for a mediacal procedure.  It's one of those things that
> are obvious once you put all the pieces together, put with a huge potential.
> I think it would be immoral to put a premium on its use, so it shoudn't be
> patented.  But undoubtedly some will try to.
> Where is the best place for defensive publication of such ideas?

I would guess a well-known medical journal would be the best place.

Or you could patent it yourself, but license it for free.  This could be 
expensive, but maybe you could find some like-minded samaritans to share 
the costs.

Barry Margolin,
Arlington, MA
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