Originally Posted by The Dark Knight
you can't patent how many strings are used in a racquet. That's not an invention.
Apple has patented some absurd things
in recent years so I can easily imagine how number of strings could be patented too.
The head of the US Patent Office resigned as it now comes to light that they had lowered their acceptance standards to clear a rapidly growing backlog. http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2...-with-backlog/
I wondered why Wilson went to 16x15 and not offered a 16x16. Perhaps people would see that 16x16 gives as much spin[negligible difference] but decided to go with something instead that they could patent.