Taboos the history of the world: Deadly inventions

imagine, you invent a emission-free, hydrogen-based propulsion system, which replaces the Otto engine. You would not get it to do it quickly with against player

Taboos the history of the world: Deadly inventions

imagine, you invent a emission-free, hydrogen-based propulsion system, which replaces the Otto engine. You would not get it to do it quickly with against players who would be happy about your invention. Maybe her discovery would disappear. As well as you. Nobody ...

would, as in the case of Tom Ogle speak in turn. The mechanic logs in 1977, a Patent for the "Ogle-Super-Carburetor", a new type of carburetor system, the range of a gasoline engine, more than quadrupled. However, Ogle would endanger the business of the Oil and car industry. And you know how to defend. They offer Ogle a lot of money for his Patent, to leave it afterwards in a safe disappear. Ogle, however, wants to market his invention himself. Now, the corporations respond with patent lawsuits.

Mysterious death of

Specialized law firms (so-called "Patent Troll") lawsuits against ogle's patented carburetor. They claim that the components were already patented – although this (be include, for example, valves) to the General structure of a carburetor and for decades built in. The Problem: The Patent-Trolling, which belongs today to the Standard Repertoire of large corporations, it is not to win a process. The purpose is fulfilled, when comparisons of, long processes, and lawyer costs and to Give the inventor. Ogle, however, can not be intimidated. In 1981, he is shot by an Unknown shot and survived. Shortly thereafter, Ogle dies under dubious circumstances from an Overdose of painkillers, which he has administered the allegedly accidentally self. Be the carburetor disappears in the Dark of the story ...

another example is Jan Sloots is. In 1995, he developed a coding method that would make all of the known storage methods are worthless. Various mega-corporations are approaching Sloot, provide money for the Patent – including Tech giants such as Computer Associates, Sun Microsystems, or investors, such as the large Bank ABN AMRO. As then known is, that he wants to get a unknown Partner in the boat, seems to be the booteten mega to escape corporations a multi - billion-Dollar business. But at the last second, it is different: On 11. In July 1999, a day before the decisive signature of the contract, dies Sloot in heart failure

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Updated Date: 09 June 2020, 12:27

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