Patent Petulance

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Help Desk, by Christopher B. Wright

Comic Transcript: 

ALICE: Hello, this is Alice from Ubersoft's marketing division... we've been informed by our legal department that one of your products is infringing on a patent we own. You'll have to remove the offending code immediately.

CUSTOMER: Which patent is that?

ALICE: Patent #55521899192-2297a... I'm emailing you the specifics.

CUSTOMER: "Use of an 'OK Button' in a commercial software product."

ALICE: You have five working days to correct the problem. Have a nice day.