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this is a discussion within the Everything Else Community Forum; Segway holds over 400 patents involving technology that allows so-called hoverboards to balance. But the main one they’re hanging their hat on is 8830048, which was filed as recently as April 2013. [Update for clarification: That same patent claims priority ...

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Old 03-17-2016, 02:52 PM   #1
 
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USA bans hoverboards imports

Segway holds over 400 patents involving technology that allows so-called hoverboards to balance. But the main one they’re hanging their hat on is 8830048, which was filed as recently as April 2013. [Update for clarification: That same patent claims priority in 1999.]

The Commission says that any company wishing to temporarily import hoverboards will have to post a bond equal to the entire cost of the hoverboard until a final decision about the fate of imports is determined.

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Old 03-17-2016, 04:11 PM   #2
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Ok. I'll miss those video of people busting their butts.
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