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The description you give for the ‘typewriter’ inventor is correct. However, the inventor can grant licenses for those who wish to manufacture his design for sale which is more than reasonable. What I think is unreasonable, is trying to license each typewriter to the end consumer and trying to lay claim on the documents they create using the typewriter itself.
On this topic I just saw on the news how some software company is bringing a lawsuit against The People’s Republic of China (yes, they’re suing an entire country) for a couple of billion over software piracy. Good luck getting that money.