100-300/4 - this makes sense

Started May 20, 2012 | Discussions thread
Lance B
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Re: 100-300/4 - this makes sense
In reply to David Rosser, May 22, 2012

David Rosser wrote:

bobn2 wrote:

According to Nikon Rumors, Nikon has filed a patent for a new 100-400/4 zoom.


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You, at least, should not be perpetuating the myth prevelent on these forums that you can patent a product. If you read the patent in full you will probably find that what it claims is some new invention in optics applicable to many lenses. The particular application refered to in the patent is there purely by way of illustration of a possible way to implement the invention. The invention may or may not have been made in developing a 100-300mm f/4 lens.

I don't necessarily think he was implying that you could patent a product, just that Nikon may be making this lens at some time.

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