Okay wait what are the legal aspects of patterns?
Hi Clarissa, there are plenty of legal issues when it comes to patterns: https://core.ac.uk/download/pdf/288355967.pdf.
Sir Roger Penrose, recent Nobel Laureate in Physics, sued a toilet company once:
Some of my favourite evidence used against Penrose in one of his many copyright cases -
Darb-i Imam Masjid in Isfahan, Iran. (1453)
Demonstrating five fold geometry that expresses quasicrystalline symmetry onto a flat plane, a casual six hundred years + before Penrose.
What a great case! Thank you for sharing it.