June 11, 2012
[[A person walks up to a patent clerk examining documents]]
Person: So.. what’ve you been up to?
Patent Clerk: Handling patent applications.
Person: Yeah, but… besides that?
Patent Clerk: That’s about it.
Person: You’re not, like, thinking about any cool stuff? Just curious.
For the last hundred years, Swiss patent clerks have been under some weird pressures.