Re: [z_scale] Re: Patent On Marklin Track?
- Hi John,
OK, I see your point now. I don't know if it's protected or not, and I
never bothered to compare turnout designs from different companies that
I still don't think it would matter, though. Other manufacturers would
alter their designs just enough to get around any kind of patent/legal
protection Marklin has (if any) if they thought producing Z turnouts would
At 03:47 09/01/2001 -0000, you wrote:
>What I'm getting at is the actual plastic molded portion of the track
>/ turnouts, is that some sort of protected work? Even in other scales
>"same" track pieces slightly different in design, while not
>necessarily functionally different?
>In z_scale@y..., Wild Zontar <wildzontar@a...> wrote:
>> Hi John,
>> I don't think it's a patent issue. If it were, wouldn't it stand
>> that the same situation would be true in N, HO, etc. Yet, many
>> manufacturers produce turnouts in the other scales.
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