A-rob, you get an A for effort though.
And that would be the idea...to patent something that gets entered into the competition, so that we'd be covered either way.
I suppose I've never come right out and said it but, I'd be willing to write the patent application for a good team project.
(We've talked about a design group here. It would probably be the most efficient way for any
group of developers to filter ideas, and optimize the right ones quickly.)