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Questions tagged [dangerous]

Questions regarding patenting things that are, or could be, dangerous.

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Is there a custom or policy of obfuscating dangerous details in patents?

I was reviewing an expired U.S. patent for a clever industrial process that is sufficiently dangerous that it should not be attempted by people not skilled in the art. Throughout the patent, ...
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In U.S. patent law, are things that are inherently dangerous, illegal, hurting the planet, or “immoral” nonetheless patentable?

Is it clear that no patent should be granted for somthing illegal or dangerous eg a Safe that's a Bomb? Some people think GMO crops hurt the planet in a way that is dangerous to the survival of ...