Partly spurred on by yesterday’s “door” dream I have just been online at the Intellectual Property Office to request a substantive examination of my patent application and pay the £160 fee.
It might seem a little strange as juxtaposition to some of the other content on this blog.
It is a bit like buying a lottery ticket.
I can’t withdraw my request, so I just have to sit back and see what happens. It will make me smile if it gets granted. Some old geezer writing quantum optics patents in his shed in Brittany gets a patent granted at the UK patent office.
We have an attic which I could turn into a laser lab.
Yesterday afternoon was DIY mania, I am a bit of a flat pack diva. We were able to pick up our IKEA order at a local supermarket. There is just a tiny bit of flooring to do and the kitchen is finished bar some glossing.
Next step is taking off the door in the hall and removing 6mm off the bottom. Then it is back to flooring frenzy.
So, fingers crossed, let’s see what the dudes at Newport think…