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    Hi guys - i have a question which i hope someone can shed some light on - there seems to be alot of copy systems about but under different names, i dont personally have any issues with this but what what i am interested to know is hoe this is possible given that there is a patent on the systems.

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    Patents only last a period of time and these systems have been designed over 40 years so patents have well run out

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    Yeah, but what about copyright

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    There is a time limit on copyright as well. Not sure how long it lasts.

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    Yeah your right, bit from what I understand patents will last approximately 20+ years copyright can be 70 years... But I have not heard of any court cases

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    I think they can last up to 70 years for certain things but I think scaffolding would be well down the list maybe 10 to 20 years but I'm no expert

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    wouldnt it depend on what the patent was actually for , how did layer get a patent when kwikstage and cup lock been around forever it is all access so it must be a specif componet thats patented .
    #scafflivesmatter

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    hello derry ,
    its been a while hope your busy fella
    #scafflivesmatter

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    Good to see you back Phil. Hope all is well. Things quiet enough over here but enough to keep me going. How are things with yourself

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