Tastatura - 5:17 pm on Apr 5, 2009 (gmt 0) [edited by: Tastatura at 5:17 pm (utc) on April 5, 2009]
...patent process needs to become much much cheaper..
yes it's expensive; even more so if you try to file internationally as well as in US...
you can always file provisional for a year, which is about $500 - perhaps still not cheep but way less then "full blown" patent fees
[edited by: Tastatura at 5:17 pm (utc) on April 5, 2009]