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Comment Re:Personal vs Commercial use (Score 2) 226

Despite what many bar-room lawyers think, doing it for yourself isn't a defense against patent infringement. The words are "Sell, make or use".

Nobody is making imitation Lexmark cartridges. These cartridges have already been bought from Lexmark, at which point they're the customers' property. If you bought a car, you can sell it to someone else, you can pay whoever you like to repair or modify it, you can paint it luminous green. Why should this be different?

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