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Reading all these threads about handling, suspension, drivetrain etc. , a question came to my mind :

Are the designs of the components in cars patented ? For instance , can any other car manufacturer copy the front suspension design or the multi link rear suspension design of the BMW and put its own car ?
 

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DaveN323i said:
A better example of a patent is the Wanker engine. Didn't one of your countrymen made lots of money selling the idea to an upstart Japanese car company?
Yes, Dr Felix Wankel (1902-1988)
 
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