Someone Already Has The Patent

business cartoon

You think I’d have written this more recently considering the big tech patent wars going on, or maybe very recently with the patenting of DNA actually being discussed, but it’s actually a much older cartoon.

Who knew a little cartoon from the past, based mostly on wordplay, could be so prescient?

Maybe I should go back and check out more of my older work again.


Mark Anderson

Mark Anderson Mark Anderson's cartoons appear in publications including Forbes, The Wall Street Journal and Harvard Business Review. His business cartoons are available for licensing at his website,

2 Reactions

  1. That just means you’ve done a good job. Timeless!

  2. Lol, this is great! Patenting DNA… really?

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