Re: The Truth about the Pocket Diaper -great article
This is true in general, but some patents can be for longer. FB owns the patent and I believe the term is 20 years, so we all have a while longer to wait.
Originally Posted by nothing_butt_cloth
But i am under the impression that a patnet on this type of thing is only good for 7 years. so basically she has only 1 year or so left then it becomes public knowledge. .
I've head that baby duckhead diapers were around before FBs too. I've even heard that Gerber had a version much earlier than that! But for whatever reason the patent has stood despite the massive amount of money spent challenging it.