"Drag and drop" has been around a long while. Even the basic concept of dragging of instrument icons has been done long before (some programs in the 90's did it). We demonstrated our interface at NAMM and many seemed to like it.
Originally Posted by Marcussen
What we have invented and applied for is a unique implementation of drag and drop. Our particular interface has some unique and different features and functionality. This is what is being applied for. Of course, I cannot go into details now as the patent is pending.
Long ago, in another life, I practiced law. Mostly contract law dealing with international agreements, real estate, and various other contracts. Boring stuff. Left it long ago to be a professional musician and happy I did. Music is much more interesting and enjoyable to me.
Originally Posted by nikolas
Drag and drop may have been first invented by early cavemen. Early cave drawings show this early patent:
Originally Posted by Pando
Achhktung, holder of Patent No. 1 for Method and Apparatus to Drag and Drop for Aquiring Food. A system of attaching heavy rock on stick to strike on head of wilderbeast and using said stick to "drag and drop" said winderbeast onto fire.