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Small-scale, often self-employed inventors working outside of large firms, typically with invention as a primary career or as a hobby.

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A patent with both apparatus (i.e. system) and method?

I read a while back that one's goal should be a patent that is a method, a system and a means (I don't quite know what a means is). Is this actually a good goal? I also read that all the steps of a ...